Beyond Flattening the Curve: Policy Recommendations for the COVID-19 Crisis

Democracy and Governance

Even before COVID-19 struck, American democracy was under threat. But with the crisis now in full swing, the challenges our country faces have only become more severe.

How do we ensure all eligible Americans can cast a ballot? How do we support local and state governments that are seeing revenues plunge? And what will it take to keep struggling newsrooms afloat? These research-based policy recommendations offer next steps to not only maintain, but strengthen American democracy, governance, and civic life.