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What if we made “America From Scratch” today rather than 250 years ago? Would 12-year-olds be allowed to vote? What if there were no states? Host Toussaint Morrison joins the PBS Digital Studios family to ask these big questions and celebrate the incredible opportunities represented by our ongoing American experiment. Produced by Rewire as part of the Twin Cities PBS “In It Together” initiative.

America From Scratch

S01E05 · Should the U.S. require half of its government to be female?

Women make up about half of the U.S. population. But Congress is only 20 percent... More

Women make up about half of the U.S. population. But Congress is only 20 percent women, and the U.S. lags behind more than 100 other countries when it comes to gender parity in government. Research has shown that women legislate differently, focusing on issues and proposing bills that male lawmakers typically don’t.

6-19-201800:09:23
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