Some regard “democracy” as simply a majoritarian system of voting. Many more imbue the term with significant symbolic associations. On the left these associations may involve economic equality. On the right they may involve a romantic notion of U.S. history and exceptionalism which may be used to justify foreign policy actions.

Conversation Catalysts: 

The E.U. Is Democratic. It Just Doesn’t Feel That Way. The Interpreter, By AMANDA TAUB JUNE 29, 2016


Michael Strong

There is currently no content classified with this term.