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Nick Troiano Speaks with Steve Hilton about The Primary Solution

Interview with the Big Ideas Book Club Podcast

March 4, 2024

In the inaugural episode of the Big Ideas Book Club podcast, host Steve Hilton welcomed Nick Troiano, the Executive Director of Unite America and author of "The Primary Solution: Rescuing Our Democracy from the Fringes." The two delved into a conversation about the seismic shifts in U.S. politics, focusing on the impact of the "Top Two System" and the potential of nonpartisan primaries to mitigate extreme partisanship. They reminisced about the political landscape of the past and discussed the evolving roles of media and technology in shaping political outcomes.

The discussion also included a friendly debate, breaking down complex topics like what a nonpartisan primary system could look like for the country. This episode is essential for anyone interested in understanding how electoral reform could transform American democracy, providing insightful perspectives on the challenges and solutions for a more representative political system.

Listen to the full interview here.