On attacks on political leaders

On attacks on political leaders

The Chicago Center on Democracy’s Director Susan Stokes spoke on KNX radio in Los Angeles about the recent attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi. Her interview begins around minute 6:08: “We’re in a very violent period, a period of...
Discussing referendums and citizen initiatives in the media

Discussing referendums and citizen initiatives in the media

Susan Stokes, director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, recently talked with Wisconsin Public Radio about the proposed constitutional amendment in Wisconsin that would allow citizen initiatives in the state. In addition, she wrote an op-ed, “Direct democracy...
Washington Post article about Kansas referendum

Washington Post article about Kansas referendum

Susan Stokes, Faculty Director of CCD, and two collaborators (Eli Rau and Radha Sarkar) last week published a Monkey Cage piece in the Washington Post: “Kansas voted for abortion rights. What does that mean for the midterms?” It draws on research to help...
Susan Stokes on Biden’s first year

Susan Stokes on Biden’s first year

On January 20, 2022, Susan Stokes, Director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, participated in a conversation looking back at the first year of the Biden administration. It was broadcast on WTTW, the Chicago-area PBS member television station. Watch the segment...