Democracy / by Helena Swanson-Nystrom

The final episode in our series discusses how citizens can rewrite the social contract through participation in the democratic process.  We hear from Larry Lessig, professor of law at Harvard Law School and 2016 presidential candidate; Eric Liu, founder and CEO of Citizen University; Charlotte Alter, national correspondent at TIME Magazine; and Amanda Nguyen, founder and CEO of Rise.

For additional information on the issues we briefly examine, we recommend the following resources:

This episode was produced by Mareva Lindo.

Thanks to Doctor Turtle for the music:
"Lullaby for Democracy" (
"Go Tell It On the Molehill" (