Democracy

No items found.

Purple Podcast #1: “Is Democracy up for grabs?”

As part of our month-long launch campaign for Purple Project for Democracy, (a strictly non-partisan, apolitical effort that a number of other large news organizations have also contributed to) On The Media is featuring a series of conversations about an alarming loss of trust, faith and devotion by Americans for American democracy -- and what to do about it. Host Bob Garfield is one of the Purple Project organizers.

Read More

Purple Podcast #2: "Low Information, High Misinformation Voters"

As part of our month-long launch campaign for Purple Project for Democracy, (a strictly non-partisan, apolitical effort that a number of other large news organizations have also contributed to) On The Media is featuring a series of conversations about an alarming loss of trust, faith and devotion by Americans for American democracy -- and what to do about it. Host Bob Garfield is one of the Purple Project organizers.

Read More

Purple Podcast #3: Let’s Not Discount Reality

As part of our month-long launch campaign for Purple Project for Democracy, (a strictly non-partisan, apolitical effort that a number of other large news organizations have also contributed to) On The Media is featuring a series of conversations about an alarming loss of trust, faith and devotion by Americans for American democracy -- and what to do about it. Host Bob Garfield is one of the Purple Project organizers.

Read More

Purple Podcast #4: Media to the Rescue?

As part of our month-long launch campaign for Purple Project for Democracy (a strictly non-partisan, apolitical effort that a number of other large news organizations have also contributed to), On The Media is featuring a series of conversations about an alarming loss of trust, faith and devotion by Americans for American democracy -- and what to do about it. Host Bob Garfield is one of the Purple Project organizers.

Read More

When Brands and Politics Collide

For the second time this year, a study has come out showing how consumers perceive brands as political - whether that is justified or merely supposition. Read on to see how consumers are aligning brand preferences with political perspectives.

Read More

14 Quotes About Democracy That Will Make You Want to Get Out and Vote

Read More

Future Hindsight: A Playbook for Connecting with Your Representative

From the Purple Podcast Playlist: Brad Fitch is the President and CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation, a non-partisan non-profit organization that educates constituents on how Congress works, giving them a stronger voice in policy outcomes.

Read More

How Do We Fix It? Listen First & Democracy with Pierce Goodwin

From the Purple Podcast Playlist: Pearce Godwin, founder and CEO of Listen First Project, joins How Do We Fix It? Hosts Richard Davies and Jim Meigs to discuss the #ListenFirst movement as well as the thousands who have signed the Listen First Pledge.

Read More

Another Way: Evan McMullin on Rebuilding Our Democracy

These podcasts explore what it means to be an engaged citizen in a democracy and combine professional and academic expertise with boots-on-the-ground work happening in communities across the country. In this episode, hear how Evan McMullin came to national prominence when he ran for president in 2016 as an independent, anti-Trump conservative. Since the 2016 election, he has been a strong and principled independent voice on many issues. 

Read More

Upheaval at the 1860 Democratic Convention: What Happened When a Party Split

Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860 and his subsequent assault on slavery might not have happened had the Democratic Party not been in such disarray. This video, released in 2016, has insights that continue to resonate today. 

Read More