2 edition of Story of democracy found in the catalog.
Story of democracy
Harriet F. Bunn
|Statement||by Harriet Bunn; illustrated by George Avison ...|
|Series||Basic social education series|
|LC Classifications||JC433 .B745|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||35,  p.|
|Number of Pages||35|
|LC Control Number||41008720|
“This wonderfully readable book tells a grim story about the subversion of democracy in the Arab world. Drawing on an unusually wide range of sources, Elizabeth Thompson shows how the colonial powers systematically undermined not only Arab independence, but also the liberal-Islamist democratic synthesis that emerged from World War I in Syria. Book s. J Issu e. The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy” (Liveright), is a system so rigged that it hardly matters anymore who’s running for.
In recent years, as leading authoritarian countries such as China, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela have become emboldened within the global arena, challenging the liberal international political order, the advanced democracies have retreated rather than responding to this threat. In their chilling recent book “How Democracies Die,” the political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt argued that the main threat to .
The idea that equality of opportunity can be maintained through political democracy alone has long been challenged by socialists and others, who insist that economic democracy through economic equality and public ownership of the major means of production is the only foundation upon which a true political democracy can be erected. On Friday, Ma civic-tech NGO Code for Pakistan (CfP) was among the some NGOs to receive grant support from the National Endowment for Democracy’s (NED) Board of Directors.
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In Nauvoo, Illinois, Smith established a theocracy, ran for President, and tested the limits of religious freedom. His influential book, is a renewed commitment to democracy in our economy as well as our politics — a solidaristic turn that covid could, in theory, make more likely.
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Democracy has taken many forms and been reinvented many times, from the direct democracy of the Ancient Greeks to the rise of representative democracy in the 18th Century. In We Are Indivisible: A Blueprint for Democracy After Trump, the (still-married!) co-executive directors of Indivisible tell the story of the movement.
They offer a behind-the-scenes look at how change comes to Washington, whether Washington wants it or not. And they explain how we’ll win the coming fight for the future of American democracy.Stories illustrate what's possible when people come together to create positive change in their community.
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