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Miles Rapoport: 100% Democracy - Episode 13

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Miles Rapoport, Executive Director of 100% Democracy

Miles Rapoport, the Executive Director of 100% Democracy, discusses a plan to revitalize American democracy with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Director John Shaw.

Rapoport is also a senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy at the Ash Center of the Harvard Kennedy School. Earlier, he served five terms in the Connecticut House of Representatives and a term as Connecticut’s Secretary of the State. He was President of Dēmos from 2001 to 2014, and President of Common Cause from 2014 to 2016. He is the co-author, with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, of 100% Democracy: The Case for Universal Voting.

Simoncast is hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Jaclyn Durcholz. This podcast is produced through a partnership with WSIU Public Radio. For more information, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.

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John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank promoting better politics and smarter government and preparing young people for careers in public service. Contact the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at 618-453-4009 or by email at paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu.