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Democracy in the Crosshairs

Posted April 19th, 2016 at 10:54 am (UTC-5)
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Modern communications, higher voter education and the power of the internet are colliding with outdated methods of voting and participation to produce a system badly in need of reform. The result is a democracy that is veering off course, increasingly reflecting the will of powerful activist groups and the political extremes, and not of the […]

The Millennial Takeover

Posted December 9th, 2015 at 12:58 pm (UTC-5)
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It finally happened: This year, millennials surpassed baby boomers as the largest share of the U.S.’s voting-age population. The U.S. now has 88 million millennials, people born 1981 to 2000.