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In this especially contentious and frustrating election year, We the Voters features short films to educate and inspire voters. If you are not happy with the impact that politicians and corporations are having on our election, check out these films […]

No matter which candidate you support, it is impossible not to be deeply moved and inspired by the videos posted by citizen journalists across the country showing us America at the polls. The breadth of this great country and the […]

In honor of one of the most exciting elections in American history, here is a list of ten classic documentaries about elections and politics. 1. Primary This pioneering political documentary from Robert Drew, the first in a trilogy, shows candidate […]

There are very fine illustrated biographies of both candidates for children, a good way to begin a conversation about how we select our leaders and the importance of being able to disagree in a respectful and honorable manner.

Whatever part of the political spectrum you are on, whatever you think about those on other points, you will think differently after you watch this provocative clip from TED Talks, featuring social psychologist Jonathan Haidt:

In honor of the upcoming election, a bi-partisan listing of classic movies featuring those two symbols of the political parties, the elephant and the donkey, with a tip of the hat to cartoonist Thomas Nast, who first assigned those animals […]