IPG offers three affiliated essay and commentary series' that seek to give voice to novel, critical, and interesting ideas. With a view to becoming a force for democratic change, we encourage students, faculty, and the broader community to engage with us as we learn from the past and present, and explore future possibilies. 

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Soundings is a bi-weekly commentary by the director of IPG on questions relevant to contemporary issues of democracy and society.



Tidings essays provide a quarterly reflection from the director on questions and concerns central to IPG's mission. 

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Re: Reflections & Explorations

Reflections & Explorations are student and research faculty essays that contemplate and examine issues that are key to democracy, governance and politics at all scales of analysis.