Can Citizens’ Assemblies Help Restore Trust in Government?

Written by on November 21, 2023

About half of Americans believe democracy is not working well, according to an Associated Press poll from June. Only 10% said it is working well or extremely well.

The Institution for Social and Policy Studies launched its Democratic Innovations program in part to counteract such pessimism. Because democracy needs the public’s trust for it to work.

Led by ISPS Director Alan Gerber and ISPS faculty fellows and political . . .

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