New Year’s Resolution: if you’re an active voter, find and befriend one non-voter

Starting this year, progressives should assign ourselves one mission as a New Year’s Resolution: each person should find one ...
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    Place more federal work centers outside the Beltway

    Partly thanks to this Vox piece, one classic idea that’s been attracting new attention is the chestnut to relocate federal ...
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      The Loyal Opposition in America should form a Shadow Cabinet

      In the United Kingdom, major political parties that are out of power in parliament aren’t entirely erased out of the ...
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        Simple idea to turn more empty federal buildings into homeless shelters

        It may not seem like a sexy issue, but vacant federal property is often the target of ire from lawmakers and pundits. That’s why ...
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          Eyes on the Supreme Court…and the “invisible justices”

          The rulings issued by the Supreme Court of the United States aren’t the only important decisions it makes. So are its choices ...
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            Voting guides for citizens by citizens, Oregon-style

            Could voting guides created for citizens by citizens encourage more people to participate in the electoral process and increase their ...
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              Novel proposal for single, limited terms for Justices of the Supreme Court

              Justice Antonin Scalia’s sudden death this presidential election year has jolted Supreme Court watchers, catapulting the ...
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                Create a corruption index for rating elected officials

                Combine information from existing voter guides and lists concerning ethics and democracy reform, e.g. common cause, CREW, etc., in ...
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                  VETO meme

                  Let’s help Obama stand strong for progressive values! Create a VETO meme to carry him through his final years as president. ...
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                    Whisteblowers Foundation

                    A rich whistleblower should create a fund to reward broke whistleblowers and support them through the challenges of whistle-blowing. ...
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                      Obama’s Legacy Project: Executive Orders!

                      What are all the things Obama and agencies can do with the executive branch? And what are all the bad things they should NOT do? A ...
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                        Transparency Notices: “This Decision was made by X Level of Government”

                        We often forget at which level of government decisions are made which affect our lives. Imagine getting a notice about changes in SNAP ...
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