Election Special 2016

Sunday, September 4, 2016

What is it

John and Ken look beyond the horse race at some of the bigger questions raised by this year’s campaign:
 

Do we always have a duty to vote? with Stanford political scientist Emilee Chapman

Can our democracy survive the amount of money in politics? with former Labor Secretary Robert Reich

How do we justify the two-party system? with Elaine Kamarck from the Brookings Institution.

Comments (2)


Harold G. Neuman's picture

Harold G. Neuman

Sunday, October 28, 2018 -- 12:14 PM

I made some remarks on the

I made some remarks on the three questions listed above and submitted my comments after passing the spam filter test ('I'm not a robot'). So, where did they go? I did not think they were that inflammatory or offensive, or were they?
HGN

Laura Maguire's picture

Laura Maguire

Monday, October 29, 2018 -- 2:06 PM

Sorry you're having problems

Sorry you're having problems posting comments. We have no record of those comments, so they probably never got posted for some reason.

 
 
Emilee Chapman, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

Robert Reich, Former US Labor Secretary

Elaine Kamarck, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution
 
 
 

Upcoming Shows

22 September 2019

Knowing What We Know (And What We Don...

It seems like we know many facts about ourselves and the world around us, even if there vastly many others we know that we don’t know. But how do we...

29 September 2019

Explanation At Its Best

In both everyday life and science, we often feel the pull of simpler, more elegant, or more beautiful explanations. For example, you notice the...

06 October 2019

The Allure of Authoritarianism

In George Orwell’s 1984, the party’s “final, most essential command” was “to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears.” Authoritarian regimes call...