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Splitting Our Differences

Imagine your kid’s school has 100 kids. It’s a good school, and all the parents pay for a lunch program so everyone gets a sandwich. Economically, it’s in a fairly diverse neighborhood so the school charges the parents for the lunch program in proportion to their income. 563 more words

Voter Turnout Visualized

In my last post, I wrote about the importance of compiling accurate voter turnout data in the context of the Voting Rights Amendment Act bill.  87 more words

Voter Turnout

Be American - Don't Vote!

By: Kevin Maisto

Yesterday, we were able to hear from Reince Priebus, the outspoken Chairman of the Republican National Committee. While differing politically, I was intrigued to hear from one of the principal shapers of our political system. 525 more words

Transparency Report: The Decline of American Populism Has Been Self-Inflicted

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People who feel financially secure vote, people who aren’t secure don’t, according to a Pew Research Center report released this morning. And because financially insecure Americans disproportionately identify with the Democratic Party, Democrats face a structural disadvantage, especially in mid-term elections. 1,114 more words

Blog Posts

Democratic Content – Local By Default, Engaging By Design

Workshop idea by Carl Whistlecraft and James McLaughlin

All of the workshops at Local Democracy for Everyone have been created by our participants. We’re sharing a summary of each workshop idea to help you decide what you’d most like to participate in – and so that everyone can start to share their comments about each idea.
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Thanks Seniors

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First week of the new congress, Republicans have made their intentions clear from the start. 413 more words

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