Posts by Adam Lioz

Can technology rescue democracy from grip of the 1 percent? Can we text our way to fairer elections? Lobbyists, wealthy donors and the new Super PACs dominate U.S. elections. The Supreme Court has...
May 30, 2012 | Adam Lioz
On April 19th, a coalition of national voting rights groups working on behalf of Georgia residents and advocacy groups secured a landmark settlement to ensure that voter registration opportunities...
May 29, 2012 | Adam Lioz
I'm not generally big on tax cuts. For reasons my colleagues at Demos and The American Prospect explore here, we should generally be collecting more revenue (not less) to invest in the types of...
April 17, 2012 | Adam Lioz
Credit: Flickr/PatjaAlbany is often considered the poster-child for shady governance.
April 13, 2012 | Adam Lioz
Hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin Billionaires say the darndest things. On Tuesday, active Super PACs were required to file fundraising reports with the Federal Election Commission.
March 23, 2012 | Adam Lioz
In politics, when someone accuses another of “dragging out a parade of horribles” it’s usually to censure her opponent for doomsday exaggeration.  But, as we approach the...
January 13, 2012 | Adam Lioz
In politics, when someone accuses another of “dragging out a parade of horribles” it’s usually to censure her opponent for doomsday exaggeration.  But, as we approach the...
January 13, 2012 | Adam Lioz
Tomorrow's first-in-the-nation Iowa Caucuses, and their outsized influence on the race for president, raise an important question: Are caucuses paragons of participatory democracy, unrepresentative...
January 2, 2012 | Adam Lioz