It’s no accident that critical thinking is fast dying in America. Former president of the National Trial Lawyers Howard Nations talks on this show about how jury trials and democracy itself has been adversely affected by this intentional dumbing-down of America. He says Republicans hate and fear democracy and are determined to destroy it. They have had much success in creting a nation of sheep, he says.  But in the widespread enthusiasm of the millennials and Gen-Xers for Bernie Sanders, Nations sees concrete reason for hope that the young may yet save our precarious democracy.

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