Democracy Despite Itself
Why a System That Shouldn’t Work at All Works So Well
Co-authored with Danny Oppenheimer. Published by MIT Press.
Democracy … is filled to the brim with flawed and irrational people. Democracy Despite Itself explains, with clever arguments, how we are able to transcend these limitations and harness them to our benefit through a perfectly imperfect democratic system.
“Why Greece’s ‘Suicidal’ Referendum Is Still a Good Idea: While It Won’t Save the Economy, a Vote at Least May Prevent Social and Political Upheaval”
Zocalo Public Square article by Mike Edwards and Danny Oppenheimer, July 2, 2015.
Republished by USAToday.com (July 6, 2015) and Time.com (July 8, 2015)
“Stop the Debates”
Huffington Post article by Mike Edwards, October 18, 2012.
“Eliminate the Electoral College”
Huffington Post article by Mike Edwards and Danny Oppenheimer, September 27, 2012.
Other Huffington Post articles.