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March 26, 2021

On March 25th, 2021, Professor Michael Neblo of the Ohio State University’s Institute for Democratic Engagement and Accountability (IDEA) testified for the second time to the House of…

December 10, 2020

Congress remain captive to tech that requires them to stretch limited budgets to do even basic outreach.  Deliberative Town Halls, a free resource IDEA offers Members of Congress as part of our…

December 4, 2020
IDEA Director Michael Neblo explains how Connecting to Congress Deliberative Town Halls are decidedly different from regular town halls.

IDEA Director Michael Neblo was interviewed by Columbus…

September 28, 2020

Recently, IDEA Director Dr. Micheal Neblo discussed the implications of IDEA’s current Connecting to Congress Initiative on the state of political discourse in the United States with  Ohio State…

July 30, 2020

"Many worry that calls to make political discourse more civil and substantive are, at best, naive and complacent. At worst, they abet a fundamentally broken system. Ongoing protests highlight the…

July 23, 2020
Video from July 7 webinar.

On July 7, The Institute for Democratic Engagement & Accountability (IDEA) and Center for Ethics and Human Values (CEHV) were proud to…

June 30, 2020

The Ohio State University’s Institute for Democratic Engagement & Accountability (IDEA) and Center for Ethics and Human Values (CEHV) are proud to host U.S. Representative Joyce Beatty (OH-3)…

June 18, 2020

We at the Institute for Democratic Engagement & Accountability (IDEA) were horrified by George Floyd’s murder, just the latest in a long line of Black Americans killed by those sworn to serve…

November 8, 2019

Can political opposites put their differences aside and connect at a human level? And can we learn to?

The award-winning documentary by independent filmmaker Juliana Tafur captures a true…