This post is the second in our Summer Reading Group series discussing recent books on the current state of American democracy. Richard Reeves. Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That is a Problem, and What to Do About It. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution Press, […]More
Month: July 2017
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 […]More
It is becoming increasingly difficult, in no small part because we make it difficult, to truly listen to those on the other side.
Books can help, for they can transport us to new worlds and help us see things through the eyes of someone else.
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 […]More