Sue Stokes speaks on referendums and political power

Sue Stokes speaks on referendums and political power

Sue Stokes, Director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, spoke about referendums and political power on March 10, 2021 as part of a panel organized by the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy. She addressed the question: Does direct democracy increase democratic...
CCD in the news

CCD in the news

      During the turbulence of the last few months, faculty members connected with the Chicago Center on Democracy contributed to the public conversation about democracy in the United States. Below are some of the recent news stories. Stories that...
Bright Line Watch in the Washington Post and the New Yorker

Bright Line Watch in the Washington Post and the New Yorker

Two articles published today—one in the Washington Post and the other in the New Yorker—cover Bright Line Watch’s recent surveys. Bright Line Watch is a multi-university initiative, housed at the Chicago Center on Democracy, that conducts regular surveys to...
Susan Stokes op-ed on election sabotage

Susan Stokes op-ed on election sabotage

A new op-ed in the Seattle Times, written by CCD faculty director Susan Stokes, discusses how Donald Trump’s rhetoric should itself be considered an attempt to sabotage the 2020 presidential election. Read the op-ed: “Don’t be misled by Trump’s brazen...