Democracy's Future?

Dangers of Constitutional Veneration

Episode Summary

Aziz Rana, author of the much-anticipated book, The Constitutional Bind, joins Julie and Zephyr to talk about the origins and history of constitutional veneration, and why this constitutional creed threatens the future of our democracy.

Episode Notes

Read Aziz Rana's book The Constitutional Bind: How Americans Came to Idolize A Document That Fails Them (2024) 

Read Aziz Rana's recent New York Times op-ed, The Constitution Won't Save Us from Trump.