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How to Fix Democracy

Feb 2, 2024

The democratic divide in post WWII: advance abroad, retreat at home.  In this episode, Andrew Keen speaks with Dr. Carol Anderson, professor of African American Studies at Emory University. They discuss America in the post World War II years when America emerged as the world's leading democratic country. That claim was...


Dec 13, 2023

American Democracy Transformed: A Conversation with Kevin Baker on the Interwar Era's Cultural and Political Evolution

In this episode, host Andrew Keen discusses with writer and editor, Kevin Baker, the multifaceted changes and growth of American democracy. Significant cultural innovations, technological advancements,...


Nov 10, 2023

Fighting for Equity: African-American struggles in the '20s and '30s.

In this episode, host Andrew Keen talks to Jill Watts author of The Black Cabinet, about the untold story of African Americans and politics during the age of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Jill Watts is an author and a Professor Emeritus of History...


Oct 24, 2023

Women's Political Rights | Dr. Allida Black

Allida Black speaks with host Andrew Keen about the history of women in politics and the impact of their noteworthy political and social activism, which dates back a time well before the Women's Right to Vote.

Dr. Allida Black is a historian, author, and editor of the Eleanor...


Sep 20, 2023

In this episode of How to Fix Democracy, host Andrew Keen engages in a conversation with the author and historian Richard Norton Smith, delving into a discussion about the Hoover presidency and its profound relevance for the United States during a time of upheaval and economic depression.

 

Author and historian Richard...