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America"s dying democracy

Steven Porter

America"s dying democracy

why the Republican and Democratic parties can no longer serve the people : a political treatise

by Steven Porter

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Published by Phantom Publications in Wattsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political corruption,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSteven Porter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2249 .P68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 78 p. ;
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25039968M
    ISBN 109780962537264, 9781904959694
    LC Control Number2007943254

      Students, parents, and teachers fill a hallway at Blix Elementary School in Tacoma, Wash., on Sept. 17, the first day of classes following the resolution of a teachers strike. It’s hard to find. America's Cult of Ignorance. elitism,” and an obvious effort to use credentials to stifle the dialogue required by a “real” democracy. Americans now believe that having equal rights in a.

    Is democracy dying? The World. Novem AM EST. By Christopher Woolf. Liberal democracy, aka Western democracy, is a representative system that emphasizes individual rights.   “Democracy is dying,” proclaimed a recent article in Foreign Policy—and another in the Guardian, and yet another in Quartz. We’ve reached “the end of democracy,” avows a new book —as Author: Joshua Geltzer.

    The Project Gutenberg EBook of Democracy In America, Volume 2 (of 2), by Alexis de Toqueville This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at This text examines how current issues affect the institutions and processes of government in the United States. It has been updated to cover political developments including: the elections; the Republican-controlled congress; welfare reform measures; the immigration controversy; the National Performance Review and other effects to downsize governmental administration; regulatory policy 3/5(1).


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