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politics

Race in America
Bridging the political divide
Published April 5, 2019
Political commentator, JHU alum Michael Steele joins diplomat Vilma Martinez for JHU Forums on Race in America event
SNF Agora Institute
Discourse on democracy
Published March 15, 2019
Event co-hosted by SNF Agora Institute, Renew Democracy Initiative brings together leading experts to discuss the rise of populist movements and the threat they pose to democracy around the globe
SNF Agora Institute
Democracy in retreat
Published Feb 6, 2019
Experts meet at SAIS to discuss the downward trend in democracy documented in the new Freedom in the World 2019 report
Divided Nation
Navigating partisan waters
Published Jan 29, 2019
SNF Agora Institute sponsors roundtable with Maryland's Larry Hogan, New Hampshire's Chris Sununu, and Pennsylvania's Tom Wolf
Governors forum
Navigating partisan waters
Published Jan 15, 2019
Three governors will discuss how they work with opposing-party legislatures at event co-hosted by JHU's SNF Agora Institute and PBS NewsHour
Political science
Civic disengagement
Published Dec 14, 2018
Most Americans don't know much about how their state government operates or who represents them, survey finds
Q+A
On empowerment, leadership, and diplomacy
Published Dec 4, 2018
Ambassador Wendy Sherman discusses her experiences representing the U.S. in nuclear negotiations with Iran and North Korea
International economics
Political economist named BDP
Published Nov 27, 2018
Filipe Campante's research examines what constrains politicians and policymakers beyond formal checks and balances
Perspectives
The contested history of U.S. citizenship
Published Oct 31, 2018
Historian Martha Jones says birthright citizenship has built America's robust and diverse democracy / NPR
A message from President Daniels
Published Fall 2018
"At a moment when democracy again must be born anew, it is more important than ever that we all use the vital skills and tools that sustain democracy," writes Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels / Johns Hopkins Magazine