Books tagged: participatory democracy

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In Love With Liberty: Opinions
Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Essay » Political
These five brief opinion pieces outline my position that we have not escaped our authoritarian past, and therefore are in peril of relinquishing our quasi-democratic political systems to whoever can succeed in establishing dictatorship. Here in Canada, as well as the U.S., we need to get out and vote for centrists, and in the long run, we need to establish viable participatory democracies.
Autumn in the Mind
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Autumn reminds me of sleep - not of death. We awake with new awareness, full of hope and bursting with life when springtime arrives. There's no need to mourn the world when autumn arrives - hope is eternal. Can we find the wherewithal to survive in a crowded world with finite resources? I say yes, but the changes need to come from within, not just in governance. Liberty is essential. 1500 words.
The Bard From The Sea
Series: World on Fire Poetry. Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The poem ends with the bard urging us to demand participatory democracy from our increasingly authoritarian governments, and begins with the end of the only true golden age our world has seen - the time before civilization's scourges began to afflict humanity with seemingly endless suffering. Civilization has been a catastrophe, all propaganda and wishful thinking aside, and it needs a re-think.
Local Participatory Democracy
Price: Free! Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The book aims at identifying the local contextual factors that determine the eventual democratic impact of new participatory mechanisms. For this purpose, the book undertakes a comparative analysis of two turkish cities where the impact of a common participatory initiative, the Local Agenda 21 Process, has been very significantly dissimilar.
A Class of Leaders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature
South Central Los Angeles. 1969. Joshua Sampson, a white history teacher in a black ghetto high school, throws the book away and lets his students take charge of their own destiny. Sampson's students, with his guidance, begin teaching. They voice their opinions on Vietnam, freedom, Black Power, police harassment, the grading system, capital punishment, and whether Sampson is teaching them or not.