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Format: 12-17-2017
Format: 12-17-2017
Political candidates win elections by generating more votes than their opponents. A vigorous and superior get-out-the-vote campaign is commonly understood to be the key to success. A less recognized...
November 1, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
Representational Inequality: Bad for Democracy Economic inequality in America has been spiraling out of control in recent decades. The income gap between the rich and the poor in America has steadily...
October 30, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
If elections are the foundation of our democracy, then poll workers are the gears and wheels that make the mechanics of democracy function on Election Day. Regrettably, this human factor is often...
October 25, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
Felony disfranchisement is the practice of denying people with felony convictions the right to vote. The American tradition of states determining their own election laws has led to a national...
October 24, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
A properly functioning democracy encourages all eligible citizens to participate in elections. Our nation's commitment to this goal has resulted in landmark laws to assure that access to voting is...
October 19, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
The 2000 election will be remembered as a national debacle in which millions of citizens were denied the right to vote and have that vote be properly counted. To remedy the problems of 2000, Congress...
October 17, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
As a nation, we now face a serious threat to the very nature of our democracy, and the core American belief that wide electoral participation by as many eligible voters as possible is central to our...
October 16, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
How can we move from serving soup until our elbows ache to solving chronic social ills like hunger or homelessness? How can we break the disastrous cycle of low expectations that leads to chronic...
September 29, 2006 | Book |
Carrie Harkless, Tameca Mardis and the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), alleges that offices of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services failed to provide Ms....
September 20, 2006 | Litigation |
This book will make you aware of what you’re not getting from your government, why you’re not getting it, what you’re entitled to, and how to get it. It will also show you that you’re not alone. If...
September 14, 2006 | Book |