Over the last two years, the nation seems to have been broken. Against the background of a politicized pandemic, there was a verbal and legal assault on democracy predicated on the lie of a rigged election, followed by a literal assault on the US Capitol building. Then, in spite of something so obvious to unite against, the opposition party struggled to find a solid ticket and a solid message. This Will Not Pass co-author Jonathan Martin and journalist Mary Louise Kelly discuss the question: Can American democracy, as we know it, ever work again?
- 2022 Festival