Listen as Jeanne sits down to talk about her new book, American Democracy in Crisis, and the state of American politics and government more broadly, with New Books Network Podcast host, Kirk Meighoo.
In an editorial that builds on the major arguments in American Democracy in Crisis Jeanne explains why President Biden's quest to show the world that democracy can work is a Sisyphean task. Read more in The Fulcrum
Read Jeanne's recent op-ed where she builds on the major arguments in her book, ADIC, writing in part: "The Framers commitment to protecting liberty explains a good deal about the system they created, as well as what it does and does not do. To safeguard liberty they designed a system for gridlock and stasis. This is why large numbers are frustrated and, as decade after decade the government fails to address key challenges they face."
Watch Jeanne's interview with Bloomberg's Surveillance hosts Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua as they discuss her new book, American Democracy in Crisis, as well as its relevance to the political and economic events of the day.
"In this wonderful book, Jeanne Sheehan makes the compelling argument that much of our national frustration with gridlock, polarization, and low levels of political efficacy are the fault of the very system that confounds us."
Alison Dagnes, Ph.D.
Election night 2020, Bloomberg World Headquarters, NYC