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6 edition of Losing Our Democracy found in the catalog.

Losing Our Democracy

by Mark Green

  • 163 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Sourcebooks, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Ideologies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8373728M
    ISBN 101402210434
    ISBN 109781402210433

    In Losing the News, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex S. Jones offers a probing look at the epochal changes sweeping the media, changes which are eroding the core news that has been the essential food supply of our democracy.. At a time of dazzling technological innovation, Jones says that what stands to be lost is the fact-based reporting that serves as a watchdog over . Our reactions gradually retreat to become nothing more than a sad cabaret”. Politics is not entertainment. Explaining, in political life, should not be the same as losing.

      Bob Herbert: Losing Our Way. October 7, Share; The following excerpt is the introduction to Bob Herbert’s new book, entitled Losing .   Losing the News reviews the role of news media in a democracy to set the stage for chapters assessing particular aspects. These include discussion of the fragile First Amendment, objectivity's last stand, media ethics, the curious story of news, the crumbling role of traditional newspapers, the newer media, and what can - and should - happen/5().

    Open Future The death of democracy and birth of an unknown beast. A book excerpt and interview with David Runciman, author of “How Democracy Ends”. However, in our recent book, These Schools Belong to You and Me: Why We Can’t Afford to Abandon Our Public Schools, we argue that the threat facing public education is a threat to our democracy writ large. Thus, if we are to take seriously our nation’s founding ideals, schools must remain grounded in the humanistic values underlying the.


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The clearest warning sign is the ascent of anti-democratic politicians into mainstream politics. Drawing on a close study of democracy’s demise in s Europe, the eminent political scientist. -- to losing our democracy to the mercenary class. So close it’s as if we’re leaning way over the rim of the Grand Canyon waiting for a swift kick in the pants.

President Lincoln said of American democracy that we could "nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope on earth." Sure, we've nobly saved it many times—most famously through a Civil War costing overAmerican lives, but we've also worked our way through economic depression, two world wars, street protests, political corruption, presidential impeachment, and.

The spectacle itself raises questions, most notably whether it is part of a concerted strategy to keep us off-kilter.

If we see the spectacle not as a sign of ineptness (or rather not exclusively a sign of ineptness), we can understand it as a manifestation of what Timothy Snyder, in The Road to Unfreedom, calls "the politics of eternity," by which he means. America is losing its memory.

The National Archives and Records Administration is in a budget crisis. More than a resource for historians or museum of founding documents, NARA stands at the heart.

The book is a broad, sweeping survey, and Diamond summarizes a lifetime’s worth of scholarship on why democracies succeed or fail, chronicles the surge and retreat of global democracy, analyzes. Rise Up - We are losing our Democracy. likes 12 talking about this. Rise Up - We are losing our Democracy.

Losing the News NPR coverage of Losing the News: The Future of the News That Feeds Democracy by Alex S. Jones. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Alex S. Jones. The Politics of Losing is the best book to account for the rise of Trumpism that I have read.

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University In documenting the remarkable parallels between the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan in the s, and the rise of Trumpian politics today, McVeigh and Estep demonstrate how white nationalism periodically links with.

In Losing the News, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex S. Jones offers a probing look at the epochal changes sweeping the media, changes which are eroding the core news that has been the essential food supply of our democracy. At a time of dazzling technological innovation, Jones says that what stands to be lost is the fact-based reporting that serves as a Brand: Oxford University Press, USA.

Are we losing our country. Subtitled “The seven steps from democracy to dictatorship”, the book outlines a saptapadi that Indians Author: Satish Deshpande. To some degree, of course, the unresponsiveness of America’s political system is by design. The United States was founded as a republic, not a democracy.

This worldview echoes throughout the book, as does Robinson’s distress that, largely because of the influence of science, we are losing the Divine sense of Author: Louise Rubacky. On Losing Our Democracy Too many people no longer feel like their say matters, the government no longer represents our interests.

And, as such, it risks losing it's legitimacy. Frame it another way, though, and you will question all of that. Or read a book, or play cards. Whatever. Point is, that day you might have spent a half hour.Our brains, says Rosenberg, are proving fatal to modern democracy.

Humans just aren’t built for it. People have been saying for two millennia that democracy is unworkable, going back to : Rick Shenkman. Freedom House: Democracy is losing.

Maybe seen in this light, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s attempt to split off values from our strategic interests is nonsensical.