Our democratic habits have been killed off by an internet kleptocracy that profits from disinformation, polarization, and rage. Here’s how to fix that.
How to Put Out Democracy’s Dumpster Fire
Jan.8.2021 – Jan.13.2021
Ask Johns Hopkins Anything (AJHA)
Fake outrage — over election-fraud lies and other supposed offenses — has real consequences.
A cynical ploy like Hawley and Cruz’s looks harmless. Until it isn’t.
The allure of democracy was the nation’s best asset abroad, but the president squandered it by inciting political violence.
What Trump and His Mob Taught the World About America
Community of Practice
More in Common
Intersession 2021, M-F
This course explores the syndrome of polarization as a unique affliction of democracies, leading to both political conflict, paralysis, and authoritarianism.
Polarization and Democracy
We’ve survived these threats in the past—but never all at once. What lessons can past crises teach us about navigating a path forward?
Four Threats to American Democracy
How do we talk about race, identity, and polarization in a way that doesn’t imagine that one election—or one elected leader—can heal all wounds?
Race, Polarization, and Life After the Election
SNF Agora Senior Fellow Peter Pomerantsev Releases BBC Radio Documentaries
August 12, 2020
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