A Playbook for Progress

America can be a great democracy – one that works for everyone, not just the powerful and connected. But to get there, we need a playbook that confronts the forces that have rigged our laws and our economy against average citizens and imagines a future in which all of us have a fair shot at the American Dream. The Great Democracy Initiative will offer policy solutions that can make that future a reality.

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A Time to Serve: Proposals for Renewing the Civil Service

In this report, Rudy Mehrbani, Tess Byars, and Louis Katz propose a set of recommendations to reform federal personnel policy so the next administration can be staffed with the capacity to solve the pressing crises facing the nation.


A great democracy has got to be progressive, or it will soon cease to be either great
 or a democracy.