Uninformed

Confronting one of the biggest issues of the day, Arthur Lupia looks at why people know so little about politics, and what we can do about it.

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Arthur Lupia has researched and studied how people make decisions, and his hands were full this past election cycle. The Andrew Carnegie Fellow has been tackling how people learn and understand things as sought-after speaker and the author of the book Uninformed.

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