Watch Roosevelt House's Democracy in America: Is Everyone In? on Livestream.com. “Democracy in America: Is Everyone In?” is a conference that seeks to shine a light on the current state of American democracy through lectures and panel discussions...
Two-thirds of the counties in Wisconsin — home to more than 70 percent of its population — have gone on record in favor of de-politicizing the state's legislative mapmaking.
Renew DemocracyThe people of Wisconsin are fed up with #gerrymandering. Two-thirds of Wisconsin's 72 counties, many of them "red," are now on record in support of ending partisan gerrymandering in time for the #2020election. #RenewDemocracy
As recently as 2015, automatic voter registration did not exist in the United States. Yet today, 16 states plus the District of Columbia have enacted (though in…
Renew DemocracyHow will #AutomaticVoterRegistration affect voter turnout in the #2020Election? AVR brought in 2.2 million new voters back in 2018. Since then, 9 more states have adopted the system. #RenewDemocracy @FiveThirtyEight
Democrats are renewing their calls for Senate action on election security measures following the release of a Senate Intelligence Committee
Renew DemocracyLast week’s Senate Intel report warns of potential foreign intervention in the #2020election. Democrats have since then renewed their calls for new election security bills. Will this threat to U.S. democracy lead to a bi-partisan response? #RenewDemocracy
Speech at fundraiser for 250th anniversary of Signing Of Declaration Of Independence
Renew DemocracyCheck out our Board Member, @IanKahn's speech on the 250th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence! Ian played George Washington in the 2014 series, Turn: Washington’s Spies. Right now, he said, we need to reunite to do what’s best for our nation.
In the classic mafia movie Goodfellas, Ray Liotta’s character muses about how he always wanted to grow up to be in the mob. “To me, being a gangster was better than being president of the United States.” What a failure of imagination. He didn’t even...
Renew DemocracyRDI's Chairman @Kasparov63 urges every member of Congress to choose the rule of law over short-term political gains in the #impeachment fight.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly ordered the execution of several top officials in March after they were unable to reach an agreement with President Trump at a second summit between the two leaders earlier this year.
Renew DemocracyThis is one of many reasons why we must stand firm against authoritarians with no respect for liberal values. The US stands for an idea that should probably involve not killing diplomats.
The Founders believed that a well-informed electorate preserves our fragile democracy and benefits American society as a whole
Renew DemocracyGood article on the importance of education as a public good, necessary for a healthy republic. It's why RDI focuses on civil education; it's an immune system against demagogues and charlatans.