Politics

"Constitution Cafe: Jefferson's Brew for a True Revolution"

Christopher Phillips

About the Program

Christopher Phillips, using the example of the directive by Thomas Jefferson that the U.S. Constitution by revised on a frequent basis, travels across the country and speaks to a myriad group of Americans about re-framing the Constitution.  The author's participants include soldiers and pacifists in Berkeley, California who want to make military service mandatory and grade school students in the Southwest who have devised a plan to end personal inheritance and create a national wealth distribution system.  Christopher Phillips speaks at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

About the Authors

Christopher Phillips

Christopher Phillips is the author of Socrates Cafe: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy and Socrates in Love: Philosophy for a Passionate Heart.  He teaches in the graduate program in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University.  For more information, visit christopherphillips.com.


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"Constitution Cafe: Jefferson's Brew for a True Revolution"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, December 4th at 4:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, November 6th at 9am (ET)
  • Monday, October 31st at 5:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, October 22nd at 7pm (ET)
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