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Democracy’s Essential Infrastructure

Successful self-government depends upon a well-informed citizenry. Democracy is premised on the belief that an informed electorate is best able to set the course of government. But if we the people are denied the news and facts needed to make sound judgments, we will make decisions that harm our nation.

CEOs Funding Hostile Takeover of Women’s Bodies in Texas

Originally appearing on Democracy Labs, this article is reproduced here with our gratitude to its author, Deepak Puri.

Money & Influence 08.9.2021

Delivering for democracy

Candidates running for office today need two things: enough money for the campaign's message to be heard and a solution for reducing money's importance.

Voting & Elections 03.26.2021

Should Congress pass the For the People Act or John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act? Answer: They must pass both.

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