Is the Constitition itself part of the problem? It might be. Here are two books, both with some library access. Please read one. I read the first one and it was great, but #2 is a classic also.
1. The Crisis of the Middle Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic. By Ganesh Sitaraman. https://www.amazon.com/Crisis-Middle-Class-Constitution-Inequality-Threatens/dp/1101973455/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=-
- Short and covers most of the major undemocratic features of the constitution.
-- 300pp of text, 2018 paperback.
-- Amazing argument: Founders thought U.S. republic could only work if not too much inequality, and we are near the edge.
- Library = City 6 of 6 available. County 4 of 4.
2. Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It). By Stanford Levinson. https://www.amazon.com/Our-Undemocratic-Constitution-People-Correct/dp/0195365577/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=our+undemocratic+constitution&qid=1556158461&s=books&sr=1-1#reader_[masked]
-- 200pp of text, 2008 PB.
-- The basics of worst undemocratic features.
-- Pre-Trump pre madness.
-- Library: City 1 of 1 available. County has none.
(3. FYi only!I if you want a great but much harder book (and no library access) I will be reading:
We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century. By Edward Chemerinsky. https://www.amazon.com/We-People-Progressive-Constitution-Twenty-First/dp/1250166004/ref=pd_sim_14_19?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1250166004&pd_rd_r=17b9b6f2-6712-11e9-94bd-393e388bbf8d&pd_rd_w=nRXSz&pd_rd_wg=gHPkn&pf_rd_p=90485860-83e9-4fd9-b838-b28a9b7fda30&pf_rd_r=ZKCVEZA40K2DBXX6XBST&psc=1&refRID=ZKCVEZA40K2DBXX6XBST
-- 230pp of text, 2008 PB.
-- Library: City 0 of 1 available. )
I will see you on may 25th