"Is the Constitution in crisis... or did it create one?" "To what degree should we be willing to give up liberty in return for a more responsive, effective and accountable government?" "Is the crisis in American government today structural or do elected officials bear responsibility as well?" These are just some of the many provocative questions "Deconstructed" host T.J. O'Hara asked Jeanne when they sat down to discuss her book. Click here to listen to their wide-ranging conversation.
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
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.
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