McCourtney Institute for Democracy
- Engage Across Differences
The Institute’s mission is to promote scholarship and practical innovations that defend and advance democracy in the United States and abroad. Through teaching, research, and public outreach, the Institute leverages the resources of Penn State to foster a model of deliberation, policymaking, and responsiveness that is at once passionate, informed, and civil.
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Danielle Allen on Achieving Democracy’s Ideals
Danielle Allen is a leader of two large-scale efforts to make democracy truly inclusive and reimagine the way we teach new generations of democratic citizens. She joins the Democracy Works...
Andrew Yang and Charlie Dent on the future of America’s two-party system
“Andrew Yang and Charlie Dent agree that something needs to change when it comes to America’s political parties and its two-party system., but have different ideas about what that change...
How Democracies Can Win the War on Reality
The battle between facts and lies, truth and untruth, is one of the most pressing issues democracies face. Peter Pomerantsev, author of the book “This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in...