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A Fateful Trend or a Transient Mood?

September 2, 2014 Comments Off on A Fateful Trend or a Transient Mood?

Observing small groups of people engage in dialogue with each other has led Dan Yankelovich to cautious optimism about our country’s future.

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The Need for Strong Public Engagement

August 26, 2014 Comments Off on The Need for Strong Public Engagement

Social immobility is a complex political problem. To solve it, the public must get directly and fully engaged. But with the public so divided, is this possible?

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The Most Urgent “Wicked Problem”

August 19, 2014 Comments Off on The Most Urgent “Wicked Problem”

Wicked problems have complex solutions. The most wicked problem facing our country right now? Social immobility, says Dan Yankelovich.

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How the Public Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

August 12, 2014 Comments Off on How the Public Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

The American public is not well prepared to complete its main task as citizens: to form thoughtful judgments on the nation’s important issues.

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How Our Elites Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

August 4, 2014 Comments Off on How Our Elites Can Make Our Democracy Work Better

In order for our democracy to function at its best, political leaders and elites must take these steps to engage the public.

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The State of Our Democracy Is Weak

July 29, 2014 Comments Off on The State of Our Democracy Is Weak

A successful democracy gives citizens a say in the decisions that affect their lives. Our democracy is currently failing on that count.

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Without Social Mobility, Our Society Doesn’t Work

June 3, 2014 Comments Off on Without Social Mobility, Our Society Doesn’t Work

As long as there is opportunity for all who are willing to play by the rules, political stability will be preserved, argues Public Agenda co-founder Dan Yankelovich in his new blog.

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