American Academy of Arts and Sciences Home Page

Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century

   

Bipartisan Support for Our Common Purpose Recommendation
New report builds on recommendation in Our Common Purpose
“Some folks feel the voices that count the most are those that have the power. And when I am my most negative, I feel the same way. . . . [But] democracy is about all voices counting. . . . How do we get those people to believe that we can make that change?”
- Ellsworth, Maine