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Rock the Vote Today…and Everyday

By Adam Ambrogi / 2015 November 5th

In "O Brother Where Art Thou," the Soggy Bottom Boys are unmasked as a bunch of escaped prison convicts. Attempts to cart them away are foiled when the raucous crowd, loving the musical session...  

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We’re Hiring!

By Democracy Fund / 2015 October 27th

Just 15 months since we became an independent private foundation, we’re now ready for our next stage of...  

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Signs of Life in the Healthy Congress Index and New Hampshire

By Betsy Wright Hawkings / 2015 October 23rd

There’s some irony in the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) releasing its third quarterly Healthy Congress Index two weeks after House Republicans...  

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Preparing Today to Meet and Manage the Challenges of Elections in 2016

By Paul DeGregorio / 2015 October 14th

It’s 2015, months away from the first presidential primary and more than a year away from the presidential election. Election officials often hear...  

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Approaching Democracy as a Complex System

By Joe Goldman / 2015 August 10th

The Democracy Fund has adopted approaches informed by systems thinking to improve our ability to achieve our goals of making our democracy work better.