CADMUS: The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age

Lead article on by Hazel Henderson: The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age ARTICLE | October 31, 2018 | BY Hazel Henderson Abstract Recent evidence is marshalled concerning the impact on democracies of the global explosion of electronic platforms and digital companies, based initially on the US government- …

Our Children’s Trust campaign

  Take to the streets with us on Monday, October 29, and stand for justice. The United States Supreme Court’s temporary stay on trial proceedings in Juliana v. United States, the constitutional climate lawsuit brought by 21 young Americans, has yet to be lifted. The youth plaintiffs will not begin …

Meghan Markle’s Incredible Speech About Girls’ Education

October 26, 2018, Newsletter Global Citizen Stories Meghan Markle’s Incredible Speech About Girls’ Education While visiting Fiji, the Duchess of Sussex spoke passionately about the importance of educating girls — and her message is one everybody needs to hear. The 100 Most Influential African Americans in 2018 Check out The …

Is America’s democracy healthy?

WHAT’S NEW AT KNIGHT Welcome to @knightfdn, your quick look at how Knight Foundation fosters informed and engaged communities. ShareTweetForwardIs America’s democracy healthy? Why we may be headed into an era of hyper polarization What does a disinformation campaign look like? Our dataviz explores how it spreads on Twitter At a …

Steve McMahon and Todd Harris on 2018 Political Ads

“This TV discussion by two political consultants on C-SPAN today reveals many unpleasant truths about political ads and our current media scene and democracy!  What it misses is that the airwaves and the electronic spectrum they use belong to  the public, and in many other democracies, all candidates for political …

Report Back From International Rights Of Nature Symposium & Gathering Of Indigenous Women Organizing To Protect The Amazon Of Ecuador

The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network, serving on the Executive Committee for the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature, recently had the opportunity to co-organize and participate in the International Rights of Nature Symposium in Quito, Ecuador – and to attend several days of a vital gathering of Indigenous women leaders of the Ecuadorian Amazon, …

Steve McMahon and Todd Harris on 2018 Political Ads

“This TV discussion by two political consultants on C-SPAN today reveals many unpleasant truths about political ads and our current media scene and democracy!  What it misses is that the airwaves and the electronic spectrum they use belong to  the public, and in many other democracies, all candidates for political …

Election of 2018: What’s At Stake

    UPCOMING EVENTSOCTOBER 2018   Programs are free and open to the public and streamed live on the Bob Graham Center website and Facebook page.   Our programs are live streamed on Facebook Friday, Oct. 26 | 6 p.m. Election of 2018: What’s At Stake The 2018 election may …