A Critique of Madisonian Democracy

Noam Chomsky, Linguistics Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, critiqued the types of government envisioned by President… read more

Noam Chomsky, Linguistics Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, critiqued the types of government envisioned by President James Madison. He argued that the democratic order encapsulated in the Constitution declared that owning property is the preeminent foundation of the social order and was designed to protect those who owned property by ensuring their control over the government. close

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A Critique of Madisonian Democracy

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Program ID:
80140-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Medford, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 1997 | 4:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 04, 1997 | 4:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 22, 1997 | 4:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 1997 | 10:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 1997 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 1997 | 4:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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