POLITICAL DYNAMISM A New Approach to Making Government Work Again About the Political Reform Program

Michael Lind, Annalise Nelson, Chayenne Polimedio, Mark Schmitt, Dane Stangler, Steven Teles, Levi
2016 unpublished
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more » ... tions, legislation, and in the states as well as in Washington-government increasingly fails to play its role in finding pragmatic solutions to known problems. Democracy is pulled and paralyzed by money, partisanship, and by the culture of the permanent campaign. Our institutions are not up to the challenge. The political reform program of New America seeks to develop new strategies and innovations to repair the dysfunction of government, restore trust, and rebuild the promise of American democracy. Find out more at newamerica.org/political-reform.