Category Archives: Politics and Voting

Thomas Sowell on the Degeneration of Democracy

Thomas Sowell discusses the need for informed citizens in his latest column.  Key quote:

Put differently, a democracy needs informed citizens if it is to thrive, or ultimately even survive. In our times, American democracy is being dismantled, piece by piece, before our very eyes by the current administration in Washington, and few people seem to be concerned about it.

Preserving Democracy has an entire chapter, on this topic titled An Informed Electorate.