October 26, 2002

On America's Dying Democracy

[ From MotherJones.com | Commentary: ]

Beyond Left: The Principles of Democracy by Geov Parrish

Could America's decaying democracy have life yet? The astonishing recent flood of calls, letters, e-mails, and faxes to Capitol Hill opposing the Bush Administration's desire for a blank check for blitzkrieg were important for several reasons that transcended the vote itself. The outpouring itself was important, but so were its speed and lack of organizational sponsors, and the ideological and demographic diversity of the critics.

Posted by ronn at October 26, 2002 10:09 AM