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New York Times Op-Ed: Is Trump Giving Authoritarianism a Bad Name?

By Joe Goldman / 2018 March 20th

In the past two years, a wave of distressing commentary has stressed the fragility of American democracy and the potential, inspired by President Trump, for emerging authoritarianism. But a year into the Trump administration, Americans are rejecting authoritarian alternatives to democracy. Read More

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How do you know that learning has happened?

By Srik Gopal / 2018 March 7th

​Learning is having its moment in philanthropy. So how does one know that learning has, in fact, happened? Read More

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Democracy Fund Welcomes New Teammates

By Margaret Yao / 2018 February 26th

​Diverse perspectives inform us, passion for impact fuels us, and the power of action together ignites us. As Chief People Officer of the Democracy Fund, I am inspired by the individuals with whom I work side by side - and even more excited by the alchemy generated by each of our teams. Read More


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