Review: 100% Democracy

In a country that can’t successfully require citizens to wear disease-preventing masks, get vaccinated against a deadly virus, or enact modest gun-safety laws, mandatory voting might seem a bridge too far–even if it leads to a better place. But the...

Review–Democracy in One Book

Our democracy is malleable — for worse and for better Former Obama speechwriter David Litt shows that our system of government is not preordained or unchanging — and indeed has been altered significantly in recent decades. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for The...

Democracy in Chains Review

MEET THE ECONOMIST BEHIND THE ONE PERCENT’S STEALTH TAKEOVER OF AMERICA [Edited from a review of Democracy in Chains by Lynn Parramore, of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, May 13, 2018.] Nobel laureate James Buchanan is the intellectual linchpin of the...

Notes on Democracy in Chains

Don’t Let Koch Money Destroy Our Country US elected officials, funded by the Koch brothers, are pledged to dismantle majority rule, civil rights, social services, and governmental agencies.  Help stop them now, before they succeed! Regardless of your priorities...