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Engaging Young Adults in Politics

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 19, 2016
  • 22:20

Guest: Katy Harriger, PhD, Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University  Political views in America are more polarized than at any point in recent history, and that’s not likely to change soon, judging from the tenor of the current presidential election.  But what if we wanted it to change? If we wanted to start training a new generation to be more tolerant of diverse viewpoints; to deliberate over controversial issues rather than just debate in anger; to become leaders who can work across differences in addressing complex community problems – what would it take to raise a generation like that?