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In his latest call to arms, Philip Kotler passionately argues that democracy is under grave threat. Too much money has entered politics, and its donors, often billionaires and corporations, now hold too much influence in favor of the 1%. Meanwhile, the voting system is flawed, too few citizens are politically informed, and many don’t vote. At the same time, major political parties are unable to agree on policies, Presidents are disempowered, and the real changes needed don’t occur. Kotler confronts this gloomy outlook positively with some potential solutions, as well as an invitation for you to get involved in the democratic issues that impact your life. Please visit www.democracyindecline.com for more around the issues raised by the book.

Why Democracy ISN’T Working Well in America or Elsewhere—Why Having Elections ISN’T Enough
Why Democracy ISN’T Working Well in America or Elsewhere—Why Having Elections ISN’T Enough

‘People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.’

Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

We live in an age when the majority of people say they want to live in a democracy. But still, many of the world’s seven billion people are suffering from oppression, corruption, and dictatorship. They have a terribly low living standard and they don’t feel safe or free to talk. They yearn for democracy and prosperity. We saw them start a freedom movement in Egypt on January 25, 2011. Even earlier, on December 10, 2010, demonstrations started in Tunisia precipitated by ...

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