A growing number of Democratic presidential candidates are calling for the abolition of the Electoral College. In this episode, Richard Epstein explains what drove the Founders to construct this complex system for picking presidents; warns of the practical dangers of relying purely on the popular vote; looks at how Maine and Nebraska have constructed variations on the winner-take-all system; and explains why the inability to pass constitutional amendments is a feature rather than a bug in the current political environment.
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The Beauty of Roman Law
Britain After Brexit
The Corporate Responsibility Canard
The Specter of Recession
Dealing with Mass Shootings
The Case Against Medicare For All
Land Use and the Little Guy
The Moon — 50 Years On
Remembering Justice Stevens
Trump, Twitter, and the First Amendment
A Law Professor’s Fourth of July
A Crisis of Liberalism?
Break Up Big Tech?
Trump, Trade, and China
Vaccination, Religious Liberty, and Public Health
Ray Hanania's Podcast: Mainstream & Middle East
Technocracy News & Trends
Breaking News Today
The Daily Rant with Steve Sanchez
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