02 June 2021

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Country’s stronger when more people vote

Country’s stronger when more people vote


There is a fight going on over the heart of our democracy, and I worry that democracy is losing. Over the last few months, several states have moved d...
19 May 2021

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Summing up democracy

Summing up democracy


It’s so easy, in the course of our day-to-day lives, to get caught up in the political preoccupations of the moment. What’s the Senate going to do...
26 August 2020

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Help needed to revitalize our democracy

Help needed to revitalize our democracy


My Opinion
Amid all the troubles occupying our attention, one of the more worrisome is also one of the least visible.
26 June 2020

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Worrisome trends affecting representative democracy

Worrisome trends affecting representative democracy


We’ve seen plenty of evidence lately of the deep polarization in this country. Even in the midst of this crisis, national politicians, the political...
27 November 2019

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How do we keep our democracy healthy?

How do we keep our democracy healthy?


Lee Hamilton, Columnist Representative democracy is based on a simple premise. It’s that ordinary citizens can make satisfactory judgments on compl...