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America’s Democrats Podcast #425

The Future of Voting. Breaking the grip of partisan gerrymandering. Expanding the power of youth. And Bill Press on “The Democracy Fix”

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The unprecedented precision of modern day gerrymandering and how activists are fighting back. The argument for lowering the voting age to 16. Plus, Bill Press with Caroline Fredrickson on her new book The Democracy Fix: How to Win the Fight for Fair Rules, Fair Courts and Fair Elections.

Dan Vicuna

The fight to end gerrymandering is a fight for fair elections that represent the will of the people.  Common Cause is at the forefront of the fight with a case in the Supreme Court that Dan Vicuna says could end partisan gerrymandering nationwide.

Mike Males

From climate change to guns  to racial inequality, young people are fighting for their future. Mike Males says lowering the voting age will bring essential new voices to public life.

Caroline Fredrickson

Bill Press talks with Caroline Fredrickson on her new book The Democracy Fix: How to Win the Fight for Fair Rules, Fair Courts and Fair Elections

Jim Hightower

Big Mac’s new Big Data “innovation”

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