Episode 128

The Women Rebooting Democracy

May 9, 2018
  • American Democracy
  • Revitalizing U.S. Democracy
  • Civic Engagement
  • Social Movements
UCIS Research Professor, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh

Following the 2016 election, suburban well-educated women got together in PTA groups, libraries, and coffee shops to organize—some for the first time. Professor Lara Putnam shares insights on how these groups work, what their goals are, and why they have been so effective at mobilizing voters.

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