An ongoing series about what young people are thinking and saying about the future of American democracy as the 2024 election approaches. Produced by The Vidette (the student-run media outlet at Illinois State University) in partnership with WGLT (the NPR station at Illinois State University). New episodes throughout 2024.
In Episode 2 of the WGLT and Vidette podcast Democracy's Future, sophomore history education major Chloe Yost from Manhattan, Illinois, says she believes extreme polarization in U.S. politics is putting democracy at risk.
In episode 1 of the Democracy's Future podcast, ISU students J.N. Benson and Ben Howell explain how more young people are taking an interest in politics because they see a system that's not working for them.