Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
St. Olaf College, Tomson Hall 280
In Democracy for Realists, Christopher Achen and Larry Bartels argue that political behavior is shaped more by social identities and partisan loyalties than by sober consideration of policies and government performance. As a result, voters do not control the course of public policy, even indirectly. Bartels’ lecture will apply this “realistic” view of democracy to the 2016 election.
Audio from the event was featured on MPR News Presents.