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...