Benjamin Franklin.  Another example of what people get with democracy is Barabas.

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.

Check out new work on my @Behance portfolio: "Brazil example of democracy"…

Check out new work on my portfolio: "Brazil example of democracy"…

Sanders: N.Y. Primary Not an Example of Democracy - NBC News

Sanders: N.Y. Primary Not an Example of Democracy

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders explains to a crowd in Scranton, Pa., that many Independent voters were not able to support him on Tuesday in the New York primary.

Athenian Democracy - Ancient History Encyclopedia A brief history of one of the earliest examples of democracy

Athenian Democracy

Athenian Democracy - Ancient History Encyclopedia A brief history of one of the earliest examples of democracy

How Democratic Are We? Activity (Civics)  This is a fun and interactive activity for your secondary students. First, students will work with a partner to analyze political cartoons related to democracy. Then the class will analyze six scenarios in the United States to determine if it is an example of democracy or not. For example, “In the 2000 election Bush won the Electoral College vote but Al Gore won the popular vote.”My students have a great time debating these scenarios. For a wrap-up…

How Democratic Are We? Quote/Cartoon/Scenario Analysis Activity

How Democratic Are We? Activity (Civics) This is a fun and interactive activity for your secondary students. First, students will work with a partner to

TOUCH this image: Democracy in Athens, The Revolution of Democracy [55 minu... by Leah Everett

TOUCH this image: Democracy in Athens, The Revolution of Democracy minu. by Leah Everett

this is a great quote because it explains how much media can change our perceptions and have us believe something that we normally wouldnt.. i think it is important to try to get your news from as many different sources so that have a higher variety of view points and opinions. this can help you form your own view points an opinions as opposed to just believing in one..

"If you're not careful the newspapers will have you hating the people who are oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppression." - Malcolm X.

Correcting A Dysfunctional Democracy with Equal Money Capitalism – An Artists Journey To Life: Day 252 (Part 2-3)

Correcting A Dysfunctional Democracy with Equal Money Capitalism – An Artists Journey To Life: Day 252 (Part 2-3)

Uncovering a Superstition – An Artists Journey To Life: Day 344

[The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner with one sheep.-- Charles De Montesquieu]

[The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner with one sheep.

This photo demonstrates how our world is being destroyed. Our generation oblivious to the impact that they pollute the earth. The government in America is so concerned with the growth of the economy no one takes charge to change our ecological footprint on the world. Additionally, technological advances are always thinking with the idea of "bigger, better." Which as a result does not slow down our ecological footprint.

Stop Polluters From Putting Their Money Where Your Mouth Is

This photo demonstrates how pollution is impacting and destroying the earth. It shows that we as humans are oblivious to this and aren't trying to take action against reducing our ecological footprint.

Still think we're leading the world by example?

INCOME INEQUALITY has gotten so extreme in the United States, that Americans now rank in the world in "income equality." China's ahead of the U. So is Iran. Workers can strengthen their earning power by organizing!

“The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.” ― Aldous Huxley http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/94619-the-propagandist-s-purpose-is-to-make-one-set-of-people

Aldous Huxley: "The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people FORGET that certain other sets of people are human." (Wait - Doesn't a politician have a propagandist?

Using The Adventures of The Bailey School Kids Werewolves Don't Run For President, you will read a chapter a day and then teach key concept about the American Government & US Democracy. Students can relate the ideas to a more concrete example of Democracy & Government provided in the book. Its a perfect way to help students understand the role and basic structure of the US Government.

Learning about the US Government & Democaracy

Learning about the US Government can be a bit abstract for younger kiddos. Using The Adventures of The Bailey School

Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies:   A demagogue is a tyrant who owes his initial rise to the democratic support of the masses. Huey Long, Hugo Chavez, and Moqtada al-Sadr are all clear examples of this dangerous byproduct of democracy. Demagogue/i takes a long view of the fight to defend democracy from within, from the brutal general Cleon in ancient Athens, the demagogues who plagued the bloody French Revolution, George W. Bush's naïve democratic experimen...

Demagogue: The Fight to Save Democracy from Its Worst Enemies: A demagogue is a tyrant who owes his initial rise to the democratic support of the masses. Huey Long, Hugo Chavez, and Moqtada al-Sadr are all clear examples of this dangerous byproduct of democracy. Demagogue/i takes a long view of the fight to defend democracy from within, from the brutal general Cleon in ancient Athens, the demagogues who plagued the bloody French Revolution, George W. Bush's naïve democratic experimen...

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