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

  • Ecology of Democracy December 12, 2017
    In our UNV-100 Class, we did a group project and every group was given a current problem and an occupation to try to solve it. My group was given the occupation of a film production team and the problem of racism. My initial reaction wasn't a very positive one, because I couldn't see how we could […]
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  • Ecology of Democracy December 12, 2017
    In our UNV-100 Class, we did a group project and every group was given a current problem and an occupation to try to solve it. My group was given the occupation of a film production team and the problem of racism. My initial reaction wasn't a very positive one, because I couldn't see how we could […]
    Ulambert
  • Ecology of Democracy December 12, 2017
    In our UNV-100 Class, we did a group project and every group was given a current problem and an occupation to try to solve it. My group was given the occupation of a film production team and the problem of racism. My initial reaction wasn't a very positive one, because I couldn't see how we could […]
    Ulambert

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 […]
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