America's Failing Experiment: How We the People Have Become by Kirby Goidel

By Kirby Goidel

Written in a provocative, jargon-free type excellent for exciting school room dialogue, America’s Failing Experiment without delay demanding situations would-be reformers who think the answer to our present political paralysis is extra democracy. Kirby Goidel unearths that the fault for our modern political disorder is living no longer with our elected officers yet with our democratic citizenries. He argues that our elected officers are overly conscious of public opinion that is usually poorly educated, incoherent, and unsure. the result's a extra polarized political approach, emerging inequality, and institutional gridlock. even though no longer new, those issues tackle deeper political importance in a electronic age the place info flows extra quick and possibilities for suggestions are nearly limitless. If the analysis is just too a lot democracy, the counterintuitive answer runs opposed to our cultural norms—less citizen involvement, higher discretion for political elites, and larger collective accountability.

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