Stories by Andrea Batista Schlesinger

Andrea Batista Schlesinger is the executive director of the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy. subscribe to Andrea Batista Schlesinger's feed

Posted on: Aug 12, 2010, Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Innovative small schools are cultivating the skills of inquiry, problem solving, and creative thinking that our democracy and our economy desperately need.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2009, Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

When we create the right environment for deliberative democracy, we can arrive at consensus. In that consensus, there is power.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2005, Source: Colorlines.com

America's young people need to be engaged in a <i>real</i> conversation about Social Security -- before it's too late.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2004, Source: AlterNet

From various state-level reforms to the outcome of the presidential election, a look at what went right and wrong for progressives in 2004.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The insecurity of the middle class is the best illustration of the failure of this administration's economic policy. If progressives are to reclaim the debate about social and economic policy, we must reach out to the middle class.