Modified from an excerpt of Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values, edited by Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz.
How an infrastructure imperative and tax overhaul could unlock capital for social and environmental impact.
Social innovators have a lot to learn from situations where they and their target beneficiaries vote on opposite sides.
The imperative to invest in risky collaboration has never been greater.
Lessons from the voter turnout series, a collaboration between the Hewlett Foundation and SSIR.
A recent get-out-the-vote experiment shows that turnout in primaries can be cost-effectively enlarged and broadened by targeting voters who only vote in general elections and who are often ignored by campaigns.
Building on a quarter century of get-out-the-vote efforts, MTV’s 2016 “Elect This” campaign will encourage young people to vote in support of the polices that inspire them, rather than the political system that doesn’t.
Higher voter turnout in those primaries would help prevent polarization and encourage a well-functioning legislature.