To The Best Of Our Knowledge: Democracy: A Short History of a Big Idea: Part 4: Questioning Democrac
Democracy: A Short History of a Big Idea: Part 4: Questioning Democracy
Democracy is one of those rubbery words. We kind of know what it means. But do we really? It’s voting and elections, but it’s much, much more than that. Democracy has inspired The Velvet Revolution and the Arab Spring. It encouraged the Suffragists and the Civil Rights Movement. It stirred the hearts of men like Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. But it seems in many ways we still don’t know what democracy means. Truly means. This hour, we’re going to explore the meaning of democracy by questioning it.