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  • Declaration of Independence

    Research, Teaching, and Public Engagement on Democracy at a Global Scale

     
  • Candles

    Religion, Race & Democracy Lab
     

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  • View Videos from the CLEAR Lab's Launch Event, Corruption and Institutional Decay

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The University of Virginia professors launching a research effort studying corruption and its global threats to democracy invited U.S businessman and vocal anti-corruption activist William Browder to share his story.

"When Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, announced on Wednesday that Twitter would no longer host political advertisements, he scored points with those who lament the ways social media platforms have polluted political culture."

The reason Alejandro Gonzalez made the 40-minute drive Wednesday night from his Greene County home to the Southwood Community Center, south of Charlottesville, was simple:  He dreams of seeing one of his three children go to a four-year college.

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-Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts & Sciences