I’m sure Putnam is right that there’s been a decline in certain kinds of organizations like bowling leagues. But people participate in communities in other ways.
It has been true in Western societies and it seems to be true elsewhere that you do not find democratic systems apart from capitalism, or apart from a market economy, if you prefer that term.
How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinn...- Paul Sweeney
Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.- Avram Noam Chomsky
When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the maj...- Eugene V. Debs
There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the pass...- Leon Trotsky
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice ma...- Reinhold Niebuhr
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