Friday, February 29, 2008

How Nader's Candidacy Illuminates Our Democratic Deficit

By Cynthia Boaz - Elections are the proximate requirement for democracy. Although they alone cannot sustain democracy, without them no system could ever make a reasonable claim to be democratic. Likewise, voting is the most basic, fundamental and obvious means by which citizens can participate in democracy. It is the means by which the people's wil

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