Preserving Democracy: Pursuing a More Perfect Union

Follow the pursuit of democracy from the Revolutionary War through recurring cycles of civil rights progress and backlash, the 2021 Capitol riot and beyond. Explore the impact of voter rights and a civics curriculum on engaged and informed citizens.

How can American democracy work better for "Busy People"?

Premiered September 07, 2023
How can American democracy work better for "Busy People"?

We sit down with Kevin Elliot, professor at Yale University and author of the new book "Democracy for Busy People," to discuss possible fixes to make our democracy more inclusive and accessible for all voters. From large-scale concepts like mandatory voting in Australia or ranked-choice voting in Alaska and Maine, to more bureaucratic, minute details like voter registration and polling locations.

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