Submitted Questions

Why does the US stuck to a two party system?
94608
How can we have a future for democracy if we don't engage with history in a way that is honest, empowering, compassionate, connecting and inspiring?
02445
Does the increasing gap between rich and poor affect Democracy; and should a Democracy prevent this?
46033
Will my blackness still be used as a weapon by others to justify dehumanizing me?
15206
With so much false information, how can the average voter make an informed decision?
98433
How might we re-imagine democracy at the smallest scale, such as the neighborhood association?
02128
How will our dialogue take us beyond traditional party lins when we are in dialogue?
02135
How will we strenthen intersectionality through this process?
02135
What will civic engagement look like in 20 years?
02139
What would it take for people to trust in institutions again?
02139
Do we really believe that every voice should be heard?
02139
What would make democracy fun?
02139
How can we help democratic participation generate truly wise policy guidance and collective action?
97403
How can we get an accurate, updated understanding of the many people, values, and norms that comprise the United States of America?
98503
Currently, we vote with our ballot and our dollars. What more could we accomplish if we voted with a different unit? What might that be?
98503
What's possible when we cultivate active citizenship in our youth?
98503
How can we level the playing field for all those who are serious about running for public office?
98503
Why don't the political parties do this campaign?
98204
When will we stop the outsize influence of money and corporate power on our democracy?
23222
What can we do to get more people voting?
01239
What kind of leadership does our country need to beome a nation that supports all our citizens?
02132
Can American democracy work when lies run rampant in political discourse?
80030
Is real democracy a possibility in this country
02138
How can the society work to provide low-income or no-income people a fulfilling life, so they are active contributors instead of being a burden on society?
99901
Are we seeing America turn from oligarchy to corporate imposed dictatorship?
02133
Tax reform proposed…what will be the long-term effects on the gap between rich and poor and the overall social structures?
99901
How can elections at all levels be free of influence of money and corporate interests?
99901
Is the dismissal of heads of certain agencies and not filling the position (or filling the positions with incompetent "loyalists" genuine incompetance on the part of Trump admin or a subtle way of positioning oneself for a very fast power grab?
02133
If the founding of America is an ongoing process (which I think it is), what kind of founders do we need to be?
02133
What are the merits of true democracy versus a republic in a country with our demographics and economic system?
02133
How can we tell the real truth? How can we find people we can talk to and work together for a country that works for every citizen?
99901
How can we fiz something that started broken?
02133
What's your favorite cookie, and why? How can we relate with each other as real people?
99901
Who is exhausted/not to hold space? How can we empower/encourage those people to hold space? Help them understand what it means?
99901
What if democracy depends on (only remains viable if) corporations are not considered people?
98504
How can we better teach democracy, its principles and practical uses, to people?
80203
How do we bridge political divides - in the mainstream?
99901
How do we generate sense of belonging - encourage participation/voice?
99901
What's possible now that wasn't possible before?
99901
What can we do through public education to educate kids about history?
80203
What could be done in the name of democracy in America?
99901
When are we getting rid of the electoral college?
02133
Have we exhausted the limits of our common ground, now faced with a clash of absolutes?
80203
How can we enhance the understanding of democracy and its privileges, and elevate the participation of its offerings?
98504
Something we can do about income gap that's growing?
99901
Is democracy sustainable with a deregulated media?
98504
How can we better align our ideals of democracy with how our political system works?
99901
What's the impact of creeping authoriatarianism in U.S. and the world?
99901
How can we create honest human engagement between individuals on a national scale?
99901
What would it take for us to feel well-governed?
98504
How do we preserve our democracy?
80203
What will be the breaking point for revolution?
02133
If looking to make democracy healthier, what are the indicators we should be looking at? What are the measures beyond "full participation"?
99901
What if every political campaign was simply about a choice and not a fight?
98504
How can we increase the understanding of citizenship and the public good?
99901
What iteration of democracy are we in right now? And what's the next iteration?
98504
What is the meaning of justice in a democratic society?
99901
Should our government be a social good that we all contribute to for the betterment of all, or is it a vending machine where you specifically get something out (services) when you put something in (taxes)?
98504
Can democracy be both representative and fair?
99901
How can we better use our democracy to improve the lives of those with the least means and resources?
99901
Do we need it?
02133
How do we bring our integrity back?
80203
How can we have a democracy when there are not shared values?
98504
What is the way to connect the various segments of our communities?
99901
How do we get beyond absolute position statements that leae no room for discussion and compromise?
98504
Do we burn it with fire?
02133
Is separation of church/state possible, and what does it look like, if so? How can we rebuild/re-mold if that is really what we want?
99901
Does democracy have a moral compass in the future?
80203
What is the democracy we are in? What are our different understandings?
99901
Can we pin down one idea for democracy with how our political system works? Should we even be looking for one idea of what it means?
99901
Does it work?
02133
Can we imagine new arrangements for people to engage?
99901
What if I am wrong, and they are right? (whoever they are)
98504
How can democracy be intergenerational, intersectional and inclusive?
99901
Do we live in a democracy?
99901
How can we use democracy to make a world where no one is hungry and everyone has the resources they need to live?
99901
What fundamental changes are needed to make more people feel welcome?
98504
Is it possible to remove boundaries?
99901
How can each person be supported to connect to his/her essential truth and passion instead of being an engineered product of a machinery and profit-driven structure?
99901
Will our legal framework shift so that it is actually representative and responds to the crisis in equity in our country?
99901
Have we exhausted the limits of our common ground?
99901
Who is "we"? How do we find places/opportunities for voice by people who have been historically marginalized?
99901
What is the role of government in a democracy?
99901
is this really working
02021
Can we really make a difference in the world
02138