#1. Voter Literacy & Turnout

WHY DO SO FEW CITIZENS BOTHER TO VOTE?  AND WHY ARE WE MAKING IT HARDER…

#2. Quality of Political Leadership

WHY IS THERE A DEARTH OF LEADERS IN POLITICS?  WHAT DO THE MOST QUALIFIED CITIZENS SHUN…

#3. Exceptionalism

IS THE USA SO SPECIAL THAT WE CAN AFFORD TO IGNORE THE OPINIONS OF ALL…

#4. Public Trust

WHY DO WE DISLIKE OUR GOVERNMENT SO MUCH? WHAT IS BEING DONE TO RESTORE TRUST?…

#5. Gridlock

WHY IS THERE NO COMPROMISE IN THE POLITICAL ARENA TODAY?  ARE WE REALLY SO POLARIZED? A…

#6. Money in Politics

HOW MUCH TIME DO OUR POLITICIANS SPEND FUNDRAISING? DO THEY CARE ABOUT US OR THEIR DONORS? Getting…

#7. Gerrymandering

IS GERRYMANDERING HURTING OUR DEMOCRACY? Both political parties engage in gerrymandering when they are in…

#8. Extremist Primaries

WHY DO OUR POLITICIANS HAVE TO BE SO EXTREME IN THE PRIMARIES? A number of…

#9. The President vs. Congress

WHY CAN’T THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS WORK TOGETHER? WHY IS THERE SO LITTLE RESPECT? Every…

#10. Federal vs. State Governments

DOES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAVE TO BE AT ODDS WITH THE STATES? Some public activities…

#11. Supreme Court vs. Congress

WHY IS THE SUPREME COURT SO POWERFUL? ARE THEY OVERSTEPPING THEIR AUTHORITY? Americans have a…

#12. New Amendments

WHY IS IT SO HARD TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION? Since the passage of the U.S.…

#13. Foreign Policy

WHY DOES OUR FOREIGN POLICY SUFFER FROM LACK OF CONSISTENCY? ARE WE REALLY SO IRRATIONAL?…

#14. Government Accountability

HOW DO WE HOLD OUR GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABLE? The public has a right to expect government…