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Why should we care about politics?

A white privacy shield with an American flag graphic and the words VOTE rests on a table in the Mansfield Community Center polling station.
Mark Mirko
Connecticut Public

And, just like that, we’re in the midst of yet another election season. With news fatigue and election fatigue, it’s easy to feel jaded.

This hour, we explore why we feel that way, talk about how to overcome those feelings, and discuss why we should care about politics.


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Lily is the senior producer for The Colin McEnroe Show. She first worked at Connecticut Public as an intern in 2014. She has previously worked for WBUR, KUNC and as a producer for the New England News Collaborative's weekly show Next. Lily can be reached at ltyson@ctpublic.org.