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Americans today find themselves in the grip of a global pandemic and climate crisis as well as racial and economic inequality—big problems that can only be addressed through government leadership and citizens' participation.

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Native systems of governance have faced intense challenges since European explorers first landed on these shores. While America's founding fathers took inspiration from Indigenous governments, the relationship between First Nations and the U.S.

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The concept of democracy is constantly evolving. The framers of the U.S. Constitution had surprisingly diverse visions for American democracy, and found inspiration in multiple sources.

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Democracy flourished on the North American continent well before any of the American founding fathers were born.

NASA-affiliated researcher Richard Barker discusses his astrobotany experiments with the International Space Station.

Learn how we can grow crops in outer space with Richard Barker, a UW-Madison researcher investigating plant responses to spaceflight.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County CEO Michael Johnson shares reflections on how education can help young people and their families achieve the American Dream.

Richard Davidson talks with TTBOOK's Anne Strainchamps about the brain’s capacity for change, its connection to the body and how it regulates genes, and our innate human tendency toward basic goodness.

Donna Friedsam hosts a panel discussion with Greg Nycz and Lisa Peyton-Caire reviewing the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Wisconsin and how policy changes will affect various communities as part of the Wisconsin Academy's

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