Shawn Healy is a scholar and activist who focuses on democracy and civic engagement. Director of the McCormick Foundation’s Democracy Program, Shawn joins the “Mean” to talk about Illinois politics, the civics education law he shepherded through the General Assembly, and how to begin finding the cure to our country’s heightened state of partisanship.

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