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Format: 10-17-2017
Format: 10-17-2017
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 |
In The Moral Center, Callahan articulates a vision for progressives, offering an escape from the dead-end culture war. With insights garnered from in-depth research and interviews, he examines some...
September 12, 2006 | Book |
A Demos briefing book, with state-and federal-level application, to help elected officials advance new policies that promote electoral participation and provide all Americans with access to a stable...
September 6, 2006 | Policy Brief |
In recent years, citizens, the media and political experts have expressed growing concern over redistricting--the process of drawing new district lines to determine which residents will be grouped...
August 16, 2006 | Report |
Shakari Byerly
On June 26, 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Randall v. Sorrell, a case addressing the constitutionality of Vermont’s comprehensive campaign finance law, enacted in 1997. The...
July 5, 2006 | Policy Brief |