Our guest this week says news deserts, misinformation, and information silos are all downstream from a much more fundamental disconnect.
Education articles on Democracy Chronicles
It is clear that high rates of education are essential for countries to be able to achieve high levels of economic growth and to manage a modern democracy. Spreading quality education to everyone around the world is vital to progress.
Oda van Cranenburgh discusses two themes which have inspired her work during the last 40 years: democracy and development.
Michael Kazin, author of ‘What It Took to Win: A History of the Democratic Party,’ makes a selection on books on American Political Parties.
Not all stories are meant to be pleasant. People who want to ban Maus or The 1619 Project are the ones who need to read them.
Michael Rebell joins us to discuss how the courts can and should address the civic empowerment gap and create better civics education for everyone.
A Tennessee school board banned a decades old novel about the Holocaust. The book titled “Maus” instead became an Amazon bestseller.
Course led by human rights advocate Garry Kasparov shares stories of those who have risked their lives to promote democracy.
Michigan is facing two initiatives that advance the privatization of public education. It’s an attack on public schools and on democracy.
Hong Kong University officials have dismantled the ‘pillar of shame’ erected to memorialize the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre.
Students assembled outside the White House to participate in a hunger strike to push for the passing of the Freedom to Vote Act