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Democracy demands it

William Van Til

Democracy demands it

a resource unit for intercultural education in the high school

by William Van Til

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Multicultural education.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] William Van Til [and others.
    SeriesBureau for Intercultural Education. Publication series. Problems of race and culture in American education,, 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.A1 B894 no. 6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 117 p.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6067306M
    LC Control Number50005055
    OCLC/WorldCa476290

      Hong Kong’s pan-democrats are experts at making demands, as is the wont of any opposition bloc, but have scant regard for whether the demands are consistent or .   Commented McConnell (the version when a Democrat was president): Look, as the president has said, democracy is hard. Imposing his will unilaterally may seem tempting.

      25,, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic. Democracy demands. Link/Page Citation [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Catholic priests celebrate a Mass during a candlelit vigil June 15 in Yongsan, Seoul, where six people, including a police officer, died in a fire during a protest supporting tenants evicted by a.   This book is well worth reading, though I still question the amount of emphasis placed on energy as *the* basis of democracy/capitalism. Mitchell nevertheless makes a strong argument for the influence of oil companies and associated representational-disciplinary entities on destruction of labor and creation of a "limitless resource" economic representation while at the same time limiting /5(45).

      In The Economist invited the philosopher Karl Popper to write an article on democracy. It appeared in the issue of April 23rd that year and made the . Data versus Democracy investigates and explores how, in the era of social media, human cognition, algorithmic recommendation systems, and human psychology are all working together to reinforce (and exaggerate) human bias. The dangerous confluence of these factors is driving media narratives, influencing opinions, and possibly changing election.


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Democracy Demands It A Resource Unit for Intercultural Education in the High School [William Van Til & John J. DeBoer & R.

Will Burnett & Kathleen Coyle Ogden] on. Demanding Democracy demands to be read by anyone committed to the reinvigoration of political theory and practice." ―Bonnie Honig, Northwestern University "This is an important book at the intersection of political history and political theory, written at a time when new perspectives in American self-understanding are very much needed, especially on the political left."Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Van Til, Democracy demands it book.

Democracy demands it. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Democracy Works asks how we can learn to nurture, deepen and consolidate democracy in Africa. By analysing transitions within and beyond the continent, the authors identify a ‘democratic playbook’ robust enough to withstand threats to free and fair elections.

However, substantive democracy demands more than just regular polls. Or maybe now is the time to explore Technocracy and even experiment with what Jason Brennan described as Epistocracy in his book ”Against Democracy”. by Osmund Agbo   In a new book, Mary Trump — the president’s niece — describes Donald Trump as a “sociopath” who grew up in a dysfunctional family that fostered his greed and cruelty.

Donald Trump’s. Although democracy is valuable it fits uneasily with other political values and is in many respects less than equal to the demands it confronts.

In this volume (and its companion Democracy's Edges) prominent political theorists and social scientists present original discussions of such central issues. “Mondon and Winter offer a razor sharp analysis of the relationship between racism and liberalism to rethink the resurgence of far right, populist politics.

Democracy demands it book Ultimately, this is a hopeful book that demands more from democracy and from ourselves--only by resisting racism and other hierarchical exclusions can we hope to build egalitarian futures.”. Metropolitan Books. READ AN EXCERPT "We live in an age that demands that we rethink democracy from the roots—and teach ourselves to think again as citizens.

Smart and engaging, Astra Taylor’s Democracy May Not Exist makes a formidable contribution to meeting those pressing generational challenges.".

And unlike democracy, which makes many demands, the populists make just one. They insist that people be loyal. Loyalty entails surrendering to the populist nationalist vision.

This is America’s reluctant democracy. It demands a lot more of us than we’re taught to believe. Yes, voting is important (if you can), but claiming the right to vote and have your vote counted — and being able to vote for more than simply the lesser evil and the maintenance of the status quo—requires continual struggle in the face of.

"This is an excellent, evocative book examining often-ignored possibilities for American democracy. It adds richness and depth to analysis of American political thought and to continuing debate about the nature, content, and purpose of democracy."—Choice "[T]he book provides a fine primer on democratic theory in twentieth century America.

Gun permits could be used to vote; but not student ID. Carry a weapon, good. Carry a book, forget it. This is America’s reluctant democracy.

It demands a lot more of. DEMOCRACY IN ONE BOOK OR LESS HOW IT WORKS, WHY IT DOESN'T, AND WHY FIXING IT IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK by David Litt ‧ RELEASE DATE: J Former White House speechwriter and humorist Litt digs in deep to discuss what’s ailing us politically—and gets in a few laughs along the way.

Against Democracy, like a cold shower, forces us to defend democracy against a bracing onslaught. In her book Democracy May Not Exist, but We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone, Astra Taylor expresses alarm at the exclusions already operative within the electoral system.

Understanding Marxism is a small book, written by Richard D. Wolff in collaboration with the staff of Democracy at Work, a c(3) non-profit founded by Wolff. There are rising demands for accessible introductions to Marxism and to the social changes it.

Starting from the assumption that democracy is not necessarily progressive, the book introduces the idea of ‘reactionary democracy’. The central claim holds that the resurgence of racism, populism and the far right is not the result of popular demands but instead the consequence of ‘a more or less conscious manipulation of the concept of ‘‘the people’’ to push reactionary ideas in the service of.

The essayist and children’s book author White (best known for “Charlotte’s Web”) also thought eloquently about democracy and its demands, as this anthology shows. New York Times Book Review. My heart is at his feet. Time spent in his company—for that is what reading his letters is—will improve anyone’s view of the universe.

Rahul Gandhi demands Mehbooba Mufti’s release, says democracy is damaged; Rahul Gandhi demands Mehbooba Mufti’s release, says democracy is damaged The J&K administration has extended the detention of former CM and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti by three months for the second time under the PSA.

I’ll just highlight excerpts of just two examples I described indrawing from Kay's work with Americans Talk Issues (ATI) and reported in his book, “ Locating Consensus for Democracy -.

PP Democracy in Africa: Demand, supply, and the ‘dissatisfied democrat’ Our working papers are full-length analytical pieces developed for publication in academic journals or books.

You can also search the entire publications database by keyword(s), language, country, and/or author. Democracy demands accountability for Trump’s crime spree. If the nation manages to oust Donald Trump from the presidency in November — and he actually agrees to. In a democracy, which tends to rely on moral superiority, this is difficult to carry out.

People have a right to know—at least in theory. Spying and covert operations are part of the daily workings of the state, admittedly sometimes for the greater good (such as when the police infiltrate a criminal organization to put their members on trial).