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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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