Episode 125

Losing the Party

April 18, 2018
  • American Democracy
  • U.S. Elections
  • Civic Engagement
Stanford University

US politics is built around two parties, but recently there have been growing rifts between and within them. First, Professor Eliot Cohen explains why some Republicans, like himself, left the party after the 2016 election. Next, Professor Didi Kuo highlights the importance of political parties for democracy and why many voters feel disconnected from them.

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