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Dismantling Democracy

Dismantling Democracy examines democratic structures of government in the United States and around the world. Featuring interviews from across the political spectrum, the three-part series depicts the gradual deterioration of the democratic process. Are we up to the pressing task of preserving democracy?

The Way Forward

56m 45s

In the final episode of our three part series, we explore what is needed and what may need to change to preserve American democracy. By looking at the basic pillars of a democratic society -- freedom of speech, free and fair elections and a focus on human rights -- we are challenged to rise to the occasion, participate in civic discourse and take action.

Episodes

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    The Way Forward

    S1 E103 - 56m 45s

    In the final episode of our three part series, we explore what is needed and what may need to change to preserve American democracy. By looking at the basic pillars of a democratic society -- freedom of speech, free and fair elections and a focus on human rights -- we are challenged to rise to the occasion, participate in civic discourse and take action.

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    Democracy Around the World

    S1 E102 - 56m 41s

    In the second episode of this three part series, we step outside of the United States and explore democracies around the world. We look at issues facing American democracy and how those issues transpire in other democratic countries providing perspective for our own democratic success and weaknesses.

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    America Land of the Free

    S1 E101 - 56m 42s

    In the first of this three-part series, we dive into the history of democracy, its birth and the United States' unique take on this form of government. The episode takes a look at some uniquely American challenges that limit American democracy such as hyperpartisanship, negative partisanship, institutional constraints (gerrymandering, the Electoral College, voter registration) and more.

Schedule

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    Dismantling Democracy

    Democracy Around the World

    Wednesday
    Jul 24

    1 Hour

    Stepping outside of the U.S. to explore other democracies around the world.
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    Dismantling Democracy

    Democracy Around the World

    Wednesday
    Jul 24

    1 Hour

    Stepping outside of the U.S. to explore other democracies around the world.
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    Dismantling Democracy

    The Way Forward

    Thursday
    Jul 25

    1 Hour

    Exploring what is needed and what may need to change to preserve American democracy.
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    Dismantling Democracy

    The Way Forward

    Friday
    Jul 26

    1 Hour

    Exploring what is needed and what may need to change to preserve American democracy.
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    Dismantling Democracy

    The Way Forward

    Friday
    Jul 26

    1 Hour

    Exploring what is needed and what may need to change to preserve American democracy.
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    Dismantling Democracy

    The Way Forward

    Wednesday
    Jul 31

    1 Hour

    Exploring what is needed and what may need to change to preserve American democracy.
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    Dismantling Democracy

    The Way Forward

    Wednesday
    Jul 31

    1 Hour

    Exploring what is needed and what may need to change to preserve American democracy.

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