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Reclaiming Democracy for 'We the People'

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"When we generate utopian visions and hope to make them happen soon -- when we elect Barack Obama and expect all our problems to be solved, and solved quickly, by his presidency -- the outcome is both predictable and tragic. That is not the way to engage social change in a democracy. And it is not the way to help democracy itself survive and thrive. Democracy is a non-stop experiment. Each generation must help sustain it, which means being in it day-by-day for the long haul."

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Joanne Boyer is founder and editor of Wisdom Voices Press and www.WisdomVoices.com. Her first book is "Wisdom of Progressive Voices." Joanne has worked in professional communications for more than 30 years. Her career includes being the first (more...)
 

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but the message will most likely not be heeded.The... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Jul 31, 2011 at 9:01:12 PM
In our system of "representative" government, the ... by Mark Schmidt on Tuesday, Aug 2, 2011 at 6:41:22 AM