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After The Riot: Young voters on the state of our democracy

How are young voters feeling about the state of our democracy? We put that question to three people from around the country.
How are young voters feeling about the state of our democracy? We put that question to three people from around the country.

A new poll from the Harvard Institute of Politics paints a grim picture of the way most young Americans view our democracy: “in trouble” or “failing.”

Against the backdrop of COVID-19, climate change, and last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol… can we blame them?

From Harvard polling director John Della Volpe:

We ask three young voters to reflect on the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection and ask how they’re feeling about the state of our democracy.

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Kathryn Fink
Kathryn Fink is a producer with NPR's All Things Considered.