DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA - Alexis DeTocqueville - The full text plus an attempt by the University of Virginia to reconstruct the America that Tocqueville encountered in 1831, so that we can understand his work in context.
u have to do to c there is a prob is turn on ur TV the airwaves are saturated with political ads funded by a handful of billionaires pushing their narrow agenda. The result? The massive megaphone ey've bought is drowning out the voices of everyone else. Take a look at the House of Representatives. After Citizens United, polluter dollars poured into campaigns all over the country. political money distorting the priorities of our democracy
Business and finance #news #on #finance http://earnings.remmont.com/business-and-finance-news-on-finance-3/ #news on finance # Business and finance Buttonwood’s notebook 1 hrs 38 mins ago Democracy in America October 28th, 21:16 Graphic detail October 28th, 16:54 International October 28th, 16:52 United States October 28th, 14:48 Gulliver October 28th, 13:49 Prospero October 28th, 13:17
American ideology: Other countries' dreams | The EconomistHm. The French don't have a "rêve Français", but they certainly had a "mission civilisatrice", one that continues to influence the French identity to this day. I think this mission, in fact, is related to another catchphrase summing up their national ethos, "liberte, egalite, fraternite". (2011, M.S)
Is gray your neighbor’s favorite color, or is grey your neighbour’s favourite colour?
Indeed. For a discussion on why we need this, and how much the wage inequality issue damages the very principles of democracy, please also view, for instance, Wealth Inequality in America: Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM www.pinterest.com/pin/533958099546351520/