In this phase of the research, FrameWorks set out to identify promising explanatory strategies that would Americans think more productively and concretely about the role of government in our lives. The “explanatory metaphor” work tested the proposition that the public’s conceptual picture of government can be made richer and more accurate by way of an explanatory model of what government is and does, and that this improved understanding can lead to increased engagement in and support for government.
How do you secure democracy? With an infusion of fresh blood.
We shouldn't have to call out lawmakers like Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for encouraging the murder of opponents — and yet here we are, writes Kendall-Taylor.
How to Persuade the Public to Care About Other People’s Problems
When talking about how to solve social problems, it's not what you say, it's how you say it. FrameWorks CEO Nat Kendall-Taylor explains why--and what this message means for nonprofit...
Shutdowns have lasting damage
When the federal government shuts down, many problematic repercussions follow. But there is another, more insidious effect of shutdowns: They hurt Americans’ views of government, of the public...