Does American Democracy Still Work? Thursday, May 3, 2012: >Join us at the Faculty Club for the second panel symposium on American politics and democracy. This panel will offer three deeply informed perspectives on the origins and evolution of the economic and political angst that seem to afflict the nation. The panel will feature J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research; David Hollinger, Professor of American History; and Paul Pierson, Professor of Political Science.
[CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES, UC BERKELEY: INEQUALITY: DIALOGUES FOR THE AMERICAS, FALL 2012: OCTOBER 15, 2012](http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2012/10/center-for-latin-american-studies-uc-berkeley-inequality-dialogues-for-the-a... Read Post
Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 ... Read Post