Film, Video Pillars of Democracy: The Administrative State
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- Pillars of Democracy: The Administrative State
- Much of the work of the U.S. Government occurs away from the spotlight. Unlike senators, Supreme Court justices, or presidents, public servants in the administrative state are rarely mentioned in the news. Still, the decisions of higher-profile public figures would have little effect without the agencies and the people in them that put policy into practice. Indeed the regulatory state effectively comprises a fourth branch of government. This arrangement can create problems for accountability though, as the administrative state's insulation from elections and public scrutiny breeds distrust in the public.
- November 04, 2021
- 1 hours 29 minutes 12 seconds
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