Month: July 2017

Keep Reading with Us!  Summer Reading Group, Part II

By Jennifer Raymond Dresden, Associate Director of the Democracy & Governance Program Richard V. Reeves.  Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That’s a Problem, and What to Do About It.  Brookings Institution Press. 2017 Our second installation of the Democracy and Governance Summer Reading Group […]


Cracks in American Democracy

By Evan Chiacchiaro, Master’s Candidate of the Democracy and Governance Program at Georgetown University Political science suggests that the American political system may be approaching a crisis point. It’s time to pay attention. It has been over 150 years since we as Americans have had to confront a true internal existential threat to the stability […]