Can We Make Good Political Decisions?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Making good political decisions is difficult but critically important work writes David Moscrop in his book, "Too Dumb For Democracy?: Why We Make Bad Political Decisions and How We Can Make Better Ones." Nam Kiwanuka talks to the University of Ottawa postdoctoral fellow about why people use mental shortcuts, emotional thinking, and backwards rationalization when they form opinions on political issues.
Episode:
The Agenda in the Summer: David Moscrop
Aired:
Jul 03, 2019