Noah Feldman on What James Madison Would Think of Contemporary America
The Author of The Three Lives of James Madison in Conversation with Andrew Keen
Noah Feldman is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University as well as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a contributing writer for Bloomberg Opinion and the host of the Deep Background podcast show. Feldman is also the author of six books including his 2017 The Three Lives of James Madison.
So, like Feldman himself, our conversation was refreshingly eclectic—ranging from anti-trust law and the politics of Harvard law school to a Madisonian analysis of contemporary America. But I began by asking Noah Feldman how he thought American democracy was holding up in the age of Donald Trump…