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By Kirby Goidel

Written in a provocative, jargon-free sort perfect for exciting lecture room dialogue, America’s Failing Experiment at once 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 now not with our elected officers yet with our democratic citizenries. He argues that our elected officers are overly attentive to public opinion that's frequently poorly expert, incoherent, and unsure. the result's a extra polarized political procedure, emerging inequality, and institutional gridlock. even though now not new, those issues tackle deeper political importance in a electronic age the place details flows extra quick and possibilities for suggestions are almost limitless. If the analysis is simply too a lot democracy, the counterintuitive resolution runs opposed to our cultural norms—less citizen involvement, better discretion for political elites, and larger collective accountability.

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