Democracy is almost universally seen as a good thing, but it has serious drawbacks.
Is there any alternative to democracy? Are there any constraints on democracy? Is there any recourse a minority has when a majority oppresses them?
What makes democracy – and government in general – legitimate?
To help me answer these questions in political theory, I’m joined by Dr. Bruce Cain of Stanford University.
Guest’s Book: Democracy More or Less
Article: From Conservative to Anarchist
My Political Philosophy: Anarchist Intuition