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Read the article Five podcasts to listen to this Election Day.
Nov 4, 2022

Five podcasts to listen to this Election Day

This election season, listen to these expert voices and ideas on securing democratic values, encouraging civic participation, and strengthening American institutions – the calling of every U.S. citizen.
Read the article Two-Minute Take: Rebuilding Confidence in U.S. Democracy.
Oct 24, 2022

Two-Minute Take: Rebuilding Confidence in U.S. Democracy

Featuring: Chris Walsh
Chris Walsh, Deputy Director of Freedom and Democracy at the Bush Institute, discusses rebuilding trust in U.S. democracy in response to new poll findings, which report an overwhelming lack of confidence in the system.
Read the article Yuval Levin -- Strength Through America's Democracy.
Jun 14, 2022

Yuval Levin -- Strength Through America's Democracy

Hosted by: Andrew Kaufmann

America is a diverse country. Diverse in many senses of the word – from race, to regionality, to religion, to political views, and all points in between. Dr. Yuval Levin, Director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at AEI, explains that from the inception of our government to today, this diversity has been both the fundamental challenge to solve as well as its fundamental strength.

Read the article Fatherhood and Community: A Conversation with Troy Aikman.
Jun 7, 2022

Fatherhood and Community: A Conversation with Troy Aikman

Troy Aikman, the Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback and NFL broadcaster, joined the Bush Center for an Engage at the Bush Center event, presented by NexPoint. Aikman reflected on what matters most to him: fatherhood and community. ABC Dallas' main sports anchor, Joe Trahan, led this special conversation, which also included some football talk and discussion of Aikman's recent move to ESPN.

Read the article Restoring Trust in Our Elections.
May 20, 2022

Restoring Trust in Our Elections

On May 18, the Bush Institute and four partner organizations hosted Elections – A More Perfect Union. In this panel discussion, experts share how the integrity of elections is being protected in various states and conveying the threats currently facing election administration and workers.

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