February 24, 2013

Democracy at Risk - from the West

Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer

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America's deep democratic roots and strong civic organizations remain a bulwark. Yet relentless right-wing efforts to demonize government undermine our democratic institutions. Washington's meltdown convinces the world that our democracy can no longer deliver. And when the world's paramount democracy can't function, why would developing countries want to follow our lead?

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