In the last election, there were over 224 million American citizens over the age of 18 in the United States, and yet only around 157 million were registered to vote.
Dr. Jane O'Meara Sanders sits down with Sanders Institute Founding Fellow and economist Dr. Stephanie Kelton to talk about Dr. Kelton's new report on the macroeconomic effects of student loan debt cancellation in the United States.
6.1 million Americans cannot vote because of felony disenfranchisement. Ultimately, these men and women across the United States have little to no political recourse for challenging the laws that took away their vote.
46% of Americans are independents. Yet, many voters are barred from participating in primary contests due to their party affiliation or lack thereof.
The Sanders Institute and founding fellow Senator Nina Turner explain why unaffiliated voters are disenfranchised in many states across the country.