How PR Can Decrease Polarization

The United States stands out among Western democracies for its extreme partisan political polarization. It has reached the level of “pernicious polarization,” by which I mean a division of society into two mutually distrustful political camps that harms democracy.


Voting Laws Roundup: October 2023

So far this year, at least 14 states have enacted laws making it harder to vote, while 23 states have enacted laws making it easier.


Nine Younger Voters Tell the Post What 2024 Candidates Should Focus On

Next year’s national elections could be consequential for millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, and members of Generation Z, people born between 1997 and 2012. The generations combined are on track to make up roughly 40 percent of U.S. voters, and their vote could decisively impact election outcomes.


How Younger Voters Will Impact Elections: The Gender Gap

Originally published by Elaine Kamarck and Michael Hais for Brookings A funny thing happened slightly more than 40 years ago. In the 1980 presidential election, pollsters and politicians alike noticed that…

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The ERA Has Been Ratified, Declares New Congressional Resolution

On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced a joint resolution to affirm the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), removing the arbitrary deadline for ratification and recognizing…