Facebook bills itself as an organization designed to serve democracy, but Penn State’s Matt Jordan argues that the company’s motivations really much different. Hear more on the Democracy Works podcast.
Podcast: A Brief History of “People Power”
In his book, “Can Democracy Work? A Short History of a Radical Idea from Ancient Athens to Our World,” James Miller encapsulates 2500 years of democracy history into about 250 pages.
Podcast: Former FEC Chair On Campaign Finance And Democracy
Before the end of her term as FEC Chair, Caroline Hunter joined the Democracy Works podcast to explore the relationship between campaign finance and democracy.
Podcast: Is It Time to Revive Civility?
Timothy Shaffer of National Institute for Civil Discourse joins the Democracy Works podcast to talk about work being done to create a new definition of civility and a playbook to put that definition into practice.
Podcast: E.J. Dionne on Making America Empathetic Again
E.J. Dionne has the unique perspective of studying the horse race and the big picture of American politics. I talked with him about the relationship between partisan politics and democracy.
Podcast: The Ongoing Struggle for Civil Rights
Joyce Ladner was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1950s and
Podcast: Immigration, refugees, and the politics of displacement
From Brexit to Hungary to the U.S. border wall, many of today’s political conflicts center around immigration.