For the first time in the U.S., the city’s 49th Ward lets taxpayers directly decide how public money is spent.
How states and people are mobilizing to defend democracy.
Remembering the inspiring life of Doris Haddock, a great-grandmother from New Hampshire who decided, at age 88, to take a stand (and a very long walk) to protect democracy.
How reforming the filibuster could pave the way to climate legislation, education funding, and health care reform.
There's a new method for choosing Best Picture this year: instant runoff voting, a system that would also make political elections more fair.
It's not too late to limit or reverse the impact of the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
A new Supreme Court decision promotes corporate rights at the expense of the rights of citizens. What happens when the legal structure itself stands in the way of democracy?
Video: The Supreme Court has granted private for-profit corporations the right to contribute unlimited funds to political campaigns. What can citizens do to protect democracy?
A historic worldwide deliberative survey represents a milestone in democracy at the global level and a challenge to pessimists who say it’s impossible to negotiate a new international climate change treaty this year.
States Back the Popular Vote