Is This Any Way To Run A Democracy?.
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America prides itself on being the oldest continuous democracy in the world. But criticisms of the America system are widespread. Our system is tailored to narrow interests and wealthy elites. Our two parties lock out alternative voices. Our voting procedures discourage participation and lead to unrepresentative outcomes. Is this really the best way to run a democracy?
Join John and Ken as they examine the philosophical underpinnings of democracy in America with Josiah Ober, Professor of Classics and University Center for Human Values at Princeton University and author of Athenian Legacies: Essays on the Politics of Going On Together.
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