Bonus Covid Episode: Democracy Group

“COVID, the pandemic … has really brought to bear not just the inequities and the inequalities, but also the necessity to have a much more active sense of democracy as a verb — democracy as an action that we can all be part of.”

Recently, Mila sat down with other podcast hosts from our podcast network The Democracy Group, to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on our democracy, vulnerable populations, and more.

Recently, Mila sat down with other podcast hosts from our podcast network The Democracy Group, to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on our democracy, vulnerable populations, and more.

NOTES:

Democracy is very much a collective activity. Inside, we come together to debate, discuss, do the work of government, and make laws. Outside, we protest and hold rallies. But much of this is not possible. Social distancing presents a tremendous challenge. In this episode from The Democracy Group podcast network, we look at the barriers and the opportunities as we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

“COVID, the pandemic … has really brought to bear not just the inequities and the inequalities, but also the necessity to have a much more active sense of democracy as a verb — democracy as an action that we can all be part of.”

-Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, 70 Million

Host

Richard Davies

Co-host, How Do We Fix It?

@DaviesNow

Guests

Mila Atmos

Host, Future Hindsight

@milaatmos

Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, Founder and CEO of Lantigua-Williams and Co.

Creator and Executive Producer, 70 Million

@JuleykaLantigua

Carah Ong-Whaley, Associate Director at James Madison Center for Civic Engagement at James Madison University

Co-host, Democracy Matters

@CarahOng

Lee Drutman, Senior Fellow at New America

Co-host, Politics in Question

@leedrutman

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