Today, the term is so broad that even countries with seemingly undemocratic political structures still call themselves democracies. So then, what is a democracy?
Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens
“Who governs? Who really rules? To what extent is the broad body of U.S. citizens sovereign, semisovereign, or largely powerless?”
Ancient Greek Democracy
“In the year 507 B.C., the Athenian leader Cleisthenes introduced a system of political reforms that he called demokratia, or ‘rule by the people.'”
Chomsky: The U.S. Behaves Nothing Like a Democracy, But You’ll Never Hear About It in Our ‘Free Press’
“In a powerful speech, Chomsky lays out how the majority of US policies are the opposite of what wide swaths of the public want.”
Is Monopoly Anti-Capitalist Propaganda?
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