Academics are slowly coming to realize that the US is more an oligarchy than a democracy, but it will take time to loosen the grip of the democracy myth on the people.
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Here we cover how democracy has progressed through time in our highly suggested global election history coverage. Modern systems of democracy largely arose out of the Europe through the period at the end of the Middle Ages into the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the American and French Revolutions. However in reality, democratic decision making is an even more ancient invention and in many ways a fixture of nature . Also check out our section on World Democracy.
The desire for a fresh look at the history of education in America inspired an admirably bold new work by a University of Chicago Professor of Law.
Major national elections for president and every-other-year congressional elections are always held first Tuesdays after first Monday in November.
Tracing how past presidents cultivated the qualities of leadership necessary to meet the challenges of their times. Do the times make a leader?
The President is uniquely powerful — but not above the law. Click to learn about the expansion and limits of presidential power and its impact on American people.
Gen. Francisco Franco’s tomb painted dove in red, an attack that comes as debate rages in Spain over the exhumation of the country’s 20th-century dictator.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to end a constitutional right that automatically grants citizenship to any baby born in the United States.
Just one in three Americans can pass a multiple choice exam featuring questions taken from the U.S. Citizenship Test, according to a recent survey.
Our political system in the U.S. failed, not because of our Constitution, but because we allowed those “cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men” to build the party-based monstrosity that controls us.
40 years after working on the impeachment of Richard Nixon, former Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman is back on the case with a book: “The Case for Impeaching Trump.”