Democracy health checkup

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Heard On The Morning Show
Rioters struggling with police over a barricade in front of the U.S. Capitol
Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump try to break through a police barrier, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. Julio Cortez/ AP Photo

For years, political scientists and commentators have been warning that American democracy is on the brink of collapse. We check in with a journalist, a conservative pundit and an academic to read the democracy vital signs ahead of an election year likely to be both bitter and contentious.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Charlie Sykes Guest
  • David Graham Guest
  • Amel Ahmed Guest

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