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Democracy Report 2024

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This document provides selected resources and news stories about the state of Democracy in the United States. More information will be added during the year. Some older content is provided for context. For more, read Democracy Report 2023.


Below are videos and news stories that offer insights.

PBS (2 May 2024)

“Biden delivers remarks on pro-Palestinian protests that have roiled college campuses” — [View]

New York Times (30 Apr 2024)

“These 12 Lawmakers Agree: It’s Time to Leave Congress” — Even the insiders are fed up with Washington. To understand why, we put the same eight questions to House and Senate members in both parties who are on the way out, looking for patterns and prescriptions to get a handle on the place. Corruption, money, perks, frustrations, solutions — hear what they said about it all. [View]


Below is older content for additional context.

Vox (20 Nov 2018)

“The roots of America’s democracy problem” — Minority rule is a majority problem. [View]

By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com