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If our republican form of government is perishing because communications - the infrastructure of that republic - is under the yoke of international business how, at last, do we save it? We must build a confrontational movement to reclaim our democracy, a movement committed to active and sustained protest against the present order.


Mark Lloyd


#against #because #build #business #committed

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.


Robert Byrne


#allowed #being #candidate #democracy #dislike

It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive.


Thomas Mann


#considered #contradictory #democracy #equality #exclusive

I have absolutely no idea what my generation did to enrich our democracy. We dropped the ball. We entered a period of complacency and closed our eyes to the public corruption of our democracy.


Wynton Marsalis


#ball #closed #complacency #corruption #democracy

It's important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans. In rebuilding, let's revisit the potential of American democracy and American glory.


Wynton Marsalis


#american #democracy #glory #important #new

Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.


Taslima Nasrin


#also #democracy #expression #freedom #freedom of expression

Our political institutions work remarkably well. They are designed to clang against each other. The noise is democracy at work.


Michael Novak


#democracy #designed #each #institutions #noise

I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.


Thomas Jefferson


#politics #rebellion #rebellion

Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be imported or imposed from outside a country.


Emile Lahud


#country #democracy #good #good governance #governance

In order to build basic democracy here we'll need lives of two generations - at least forty years.


Aleksandr Lebed


#build #democracy #forty #forty years #generations






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