Connexions Quotations

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Democracy Quotes

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
- Gore Vidal

Democracy is the road to socialism.
- Karl Marx

Democracy no longer means what it was meant to. It has been taken back into the workshop. Each of its institutions has been hollowed out, and it has been returned to us as a vehicle for the free market, of the corporations, for the corporations, by the corporations.
- Arundhati Roy

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued – they may be essential to survival.
- Noam Chomsky

Living democracy grows like a tree, from the bottom up.
- Vandana Shiva

So-called ‘liberal democracy’ has become a lethal shield that protects capitalism from the threat of proper democracy.
- David Cromwell & David Edwards

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To learn more about Democracy, explore the Connexions Subject Index Democracy page, the Democratic Values page, and the Democratization page.