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7 Submissions Worth Watching at Looking@Democracy

By Joe Goldman / 2013 May 10th

There are just a few days left to vote on the submissions for the MacArthur Foundation’s Looking@Democracy competition. $100,000 in prizes are available for short, provocative media pieces that either tell a story about why government is important to our lives or tell how we might together strengthen American democracy.

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Why I created the Democracy Fund

By Pierre Omidyar / 2013 January 15th

If anyone was surprised this summer when Gallup announced that only one in ten Americans approve of the job Congress is doing...