Topic: Citizens

Active Participation in Voluntary Organizations Declining Faster Than Checkbooks Can Keep Up

Aug. 23, 2011

The decline in active memberships in civic groups, fraternal organizations and other local associations is greater than the increase in checkbook memberships, according to new research to be presented at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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Elections: The day after

Oct. 28, 2010
Economic policy as if people mattered

Because crucial questions are not on the agenda for the two dominant parties battling on Nov. 2, we have to commit to a radical citizens' agenda on Nov. 3.

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