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Democracy

SNF Agora Institute names 11 Visiting Fellows
Published May 11, 2021
The new cohort will collaborate with members of the Johns Hopkins community on projects that further the institute's mission to foster global democracy
Disability and the democratic process
Published Jan 4, 2021
The 2020 election highlighted the ways the disability community is excluded from both the right to vote and access to voting
Let's rebuild, together
Published Nov 3, 2020
Composer and activist Du Yun, born and raised in Shanghai and currently based in New York, urges unity after the election
We must find the socialized strangers
Published Nov 3, 2020
Adam Seth Levine, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute associate professor of health policy and management, discusses why overcoming our differences is so critical to self-governance
An informed citizenry
Published Oct 30, 2020
We must do more to foster in young people the skills, knowledge, and tolerance they need to be better citizens, writes School of Education expert Ashley Rogers Berner
The authoritarian playbook
Published Oct 30, 2020
Lisel Hintz, who has studied the rise of populism, de-democratization, and authoritarianism in Turkey, sees troubling signs that the U.S. is on a similar path
We must ensure a free, fair, peaceful election
Published Oct 27, 2020
Political scientist Adam Sheingate decries threat of organized violence at the polls: 'This election, we stand on the edge of a precipice'
Investing in public health
Published Oct 26, 2020
America must invest in public health infrastructure rather than private interests if democracy is to be preserved, says physician and health policy expert Joshua Sharfstein
Reawakening our Indigenous roots
Published Oct 23, 2020
U.S. leaders must recommit to the principles of Indigenous leadership to strengthen our democracy, says Allison Barlow, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
Faith leaders discuss racism, police brutality
Published June 8, 2020
In a panel facilitated by the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore clergy members discuss faith during times of crisis