Why do so many people know so little about politics? What does that mean for democracy? What can be done about it? Maria Armoudian discusses these concerns with Arthur Lupia.
Arthur Lupia is the Hal R. Varian Collegiate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan. He is an expert in information processing and civic competence, and his publications include Uninformed: Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It.
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