Challenges to Democracy
A public dialogue in honor of the Ash Center's 10th anniversary: scholars, thought leaders, journalists, public officials, activists & artists will name the greatest challenges to U.S. democracy and explore promising solutions  MORE >
Explore Further

Notable ideas from past events, guest posts, and exploration of the greatest challenges and most promising solutions at the Challenges to Democracy Blog.

Featured Challenge
Promise and Perils of Digital Technology

Does technology enable more people to engage in the political process, or does it concentrate influence among even fewer institutions?

News & Events
> July 11, 2014
From the Blog: Q & A with Ash Fellow and Youth Advocate Raisa Carrasco Velez

> July 15, 2014
From the Blog: Ash Fellow Li Gan Reflects on the Rise of Social Media in China

> September 24, 2014
How Organizations Develop Activists: Civic Associations and Leadership in the 21st Century