Becoming a Democracy

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Mon, 12/21/2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Protests after 2020 Election Day

So the electoral college has met and elected Joe Biden president, and Mitch McConnell has finally congratulated Biden. After a close brush with the end of democracy in America, is all well now? Or does this close call actually amplify all the weaknesses and undemocratic features of what we call democracy in America?

On this episode of Locus Focus we talk again with Sightline’s Kristin Eberhard, whose new book Becoming a Democracy provides tools for turning our very flawed electoral system into one that embraces all the democratic ideals the current one merely gives lip service to.

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