Everyday life is filled with opportunities for citizens to make a difference

The Ecology of Democracy offers insights into where these opportunities might be found and why the work citizens do is so important. The book examines how the work of democracy can be done in ways that put more control in the hands of citizens and help restore the legitimacy of our institutions.

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Measuring Democracy in America

As political pundits have begun to size up 2014, some continue to engage in anguished public handwringing over the health…

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Letter: the Ecology of Democracy

If you care about the health of our country but fear the political system is dysfunctional and mired in hyperpolarization,…

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RSS Ecology of Democracy – Classroom Conversations

  • One of the points that stood November 19, 2017
  • Democracy November 15, 2017
    The concept of democracy important. simply means run and help the people for the people. So, all citizens in our democracy have rights to speak freely, to practice our religion, to vote, and so on. For democracy to deliver, citizens must become informed about issues that can improve their lives. we must be free to join […]
  • Completely Agree April 26, 2017
    Hey Waters, I completely agree with you some people get into politics that have no business being there. They people are the ones who run for public office not to help their constituents but to enrich themselves. This is not empty talk, just this year Representative Marsha Blackburn and Senator Jeff Flake sponsored identical bills to be voted on […]

RSS Ecology of Democracy – Community Conversations

  • Ability to learn October 29, 2015
    In order for the community to learn about why they are not progresive and not seeing any change in the community, stems from non involvement in the communities problems, if we want any change you have to change your views and look at your community as a part of the, problem, solution. Involvement is very […]