Bessette/Pitney’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP reviews the idea of "deliberative democracy." Building on the book, this blog offers insights, analysis, and facts about recent events.
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Train to Nowhere
Policies do not always live up to expectations. One example is California's plan for a high-speed rail system, which now seems likely to be far slower and more expensive than voters thought when they approved it. CNN reports: