A new website shares content from a recent conference on the problems of democratic dysfunction and polarization in the United States. The conference was hosted by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, a MacArthur grantee, and featured panel discussions on such issues as "Opportunities for Bipartisan Democracy Reform", "Geographic Polarization and the Role of Redistricting", and "Governing Structures and Congressional Reform". The conference also featured a keynote speech by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci.
Strengthening American Democracy
Conducting a time-limited exploration of ways to strengthen democracy in the U.S., given our perception that the political system has failed to adequately address major issues confronting the nation – from climate change to health care, from our fiscal future to the criminal justice system, from immigration to education.