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“Democracy Despite Itself Why a System that Shouldn’t Work at All Works So Well” by Danny Oppenheimer and Mike Edwards
A Washington Post book review by John J. Pitney Jr., Sunday, March 11, 2012.

“Democracy Despite Itself” is a useful corrective to the cynicism that pervades so much political commentary.

Democracy Unveiled
A Loomis Chaffee School post about Danny Oppenheimer and Mike Edwards’ visit to their school, September 20, 2012.
The Loomis Chaffee School chose “Democracy Despite Itself” as their all school summer reading. Danny and Mike spent the day speaking, visiting classes, and discussing politics and psychology with the high school students at Loomis Chaffee.

Review of Democracy Despite Itself (login required)
A Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries book review by D. Niven, Sept 1, 2012. Recommends the book for undergraduate library collections.

Recommended.

Book Reviews

Democracy Despite Itself: Why a System That Shouldn’t Work at All Works So Well
A Wisconsin Lawyer book review by Catherine A. Lemmer, Sept 2012.

“Vote Here” 
A Rice Magazine book review by Christopher Dow, July 2012, page 44.

“FACULTY BOOKSHELF: Danny Oppenheimer: Democracy shouldn’t work but it does” 
A Princeton Alumni Weekly book review by Mark Syp, Apr 4, 2012.

Print and Online

“Why Greece’s ‘Suicidal’ Referendum Is Still a Good Idea: While It Won’t Save the Economy, a Vote at Least May Prevent Social and Political Upheaval”
Zocalo Public Square article by Mike Edwards and Danny Oppenheimer, July 2, 2015.

“The 2012 Debates: What We’ve Seen and What to Expect”
MITPressLog post by Mike Edwards, October 16, 2012.

“PopSci Q&A: How Much Do Presidential Debates Matter?”
A PopSci.com interview with Danny Oppenheimer and Mike Edwards, October 16, 2012.

“Point Person: Our Q&A with politics and media blogger Mike Edwards”
A Dallas Morning News interview with Mike Edwards.

“Do You Really Know Why You Hate the Incumbent?”
A Huffington Post article about Danny Oppenheimer’s voting research.

“As voters, we don’t like changing our minds.”
MITPressLog post by Mike Edwards, March 8, 2012.

“Strategic Voting on Super Tuesday”
MITPressLog post by Mike Edwards, March 5, 2012.

“Hard-to-Read Fonts Promote Better Recall”
Interview with Danny Oppenheimer in Harvard Business Review, March 2012.

“Why Looks Are Everything in a Presidential Election”
Interview with Danny Oppenheimer about Democracy Despite Itself in US News & World Report, Feb 2012.

Radio

Mike Edwards on KPFT 90.1 (Houston)
Hour long interview with Mike Edwards about Democracy Despite Itself on Give Me Liberty (90.1 KPFT, Houston) aired on Mar 5, 2012.

Interview with Mike Edwards on Monocle 24 radio
Short interview with Mike Edwards about Democracy Despite Itself on Midori House on Monocle 24 radio (Feb 23, 2012).

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