In part 3 of the ABSURDISTAN! Summer Series, Adam and Jon examine how constitutions affect democratic institutions, and what reforms could be put in place to allow constitutions to better serve the needs of nations as they change.
In part two of the ABSURDISTAN! Summer Series, Adam and Jon examine the problems with voter participation and education. Are there any viable solutions or alternatives when the people will not rule themselves?
In Adam's absence, ABSURDISTAN! welcomes it's first guest host, Chris Gavrielidis. Chris and Jon discuss this week's summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-Un, and the Supreme Court's recent decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
Adam and Jon discuss the case of Markus Meechan and the limits of free speech, the recent decision by Finland to stop their Universal Basic Income experiment, and Jon reports on gerrymandering cases before the Supreme Court.
Have your leftist friends become intolerant and dogmatic? Are your righty friends conspiratorial and irrational? Is your president a reality TV star? Have your experiences of global politics manifested in you a cynical perception of reality which induces existential panic and the deconstruction of the fragile framework which supports your conception of meaning and truth? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you’ve come to the right podcast. Join Adam and Jon as they bring you...