Currently on Eastern Standard:

Voter turnout in America is usually quite low. Could we adopt compulsory voting, like they have in Australia, Belgium, and several places in South America and Latin America? Our guest: EJ Dionne, Washington Post columnist, Brookings Institution senior fellow in governance studies, and co-author with Miles Rapaport of 100% Democracy, The Case for Universal Voting.

What is the journalist’s role in American democracy? Our guest: Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joe Sonka, whose work with the Louisville Courier-Journal and Kentucky Public Radio has been vital to awareness of the workings of democracy in Kentucky.

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