Civil Discourse

Carolyn Lukensmeyer at MSN: With the right opportunities, Americans engage and hash out their political differences in respectful ways. Over the last seven years, the National Institute for Civil Discourse has held training sessions and forums, interacting with nearly...

Reviving OTA

M. Anthony Mills at LegBranch.org: Political momentum is building to revive the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), a congressional agency that once provided lawmakers with nonpartisan technical expertise. Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Yang...

Modernizing Congress

  Recommendations of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress: Making Congress More Effective, Efficient and Transparent Streamline the bill-writing process to save time and reduce mistakes. Finalize a new system that allows the American people to...

Just the Facts

From Facts USA: Each year, USAFacts conducts a poll to assess how Americans feel about facts, data, and where that data comes from. The resulting report, called the State of the Facts poll, provides insights into to how Americans agree and disagree on the nature of...