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What Would Jefferson Do? A Return to Democracy

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ISBN-10: 1400052092

ISBN-13: 9781400052097

Edition: N/A

Authors: Thom Hartmann

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Today, some 80 nations can be described as fully democratic. Yet in numerous countries around the world, democracy has failed or is tottering, and in the United States its principles are increasingly under siege from corporate and other forces. In What Would Jefferson Do? Thom Hartmann shows why democracy is not an aberration in human history but the oldest, most resilient, and most universal form of government, with roots in nature itself. He traces the history of democracy in the United States, identifies the most prevalent myths about it, and offers an inspiring yet realistic plan for transforming the political landscape and reviving Jefferson’s dream before it is too late.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 8/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Thom Hartmann is a progressive talk-show host whose radio and television shows are available in over a half-billion homes. He's a four-time Project Censored award winner and a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-four books, most recently, The Crash of 2016.

America's democracy is eroding
What is democracy, and what difference does it make?
People and events that influenced America's founders
When democracy failed
Myths about democracy in America
What became of real American conservatives?
Democracy, not dominance, is the way of nature
Warlords, theocrats, and aristocrats rise again
Modern democracy : its history and why it works
The state of democracy in the world today
A vision for the future of America and the world
What would Jefferson do?
Afterword