In our Fall Issue, we feature a symposium supported by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) on "The Forgotten 40 Percent," the low- and moderate-income families who lost a staggering amount of wealth and assets in the Great Recession. The issue will be distributed at CFED's biennial Assets Learning Conference in Washington, D.C. from September 19-21.
On June 16, Democracy editor Michael Tomasky will moderate a discussion at the American Constitution Societys annual convention in Washington, D.C. on the effect of the Supreme Courts 2010 decision in Citizen United to ease decades-old corporate spending limits in campaigns.
Democracy hosted a foreign policy roundtable discussion at the Metropolitan Club in Washington, D.C. on June 6. The event was sponsored by Democracy board member Robert Abernethy and featured U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D, R.I.) and former Director of Policy Planning at the State Department Anne-Marie Slaughter as special guests.