Are democracies failing? Academic Dean Archon Fung talks about the importance of preserving democracy.

More than two-thirds of American millennials are more fearful than hopeful about the future, according to the Institute of Politics’ Fall 2017 Youth Voter Survey. Polling Director John Della Volpe discusses the latest survey results, and what the data is telling us about young people and their attitudes about media, politics, and race relations. 

The Divided States of America

Nancy Gibbs, editorial director of Time Inc. News Group and former editor of Time Magazine, delivered the 2017 T.H. White Lecture on Press and Politics, a thought-provoking speech on American values, polarization, and the impact of social media and journalism.

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Archon Fung

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Jane Mansbridge

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Leah Wright Rigueur

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