November 29th, 2006 by kwhite
Did you know that the very Constitution was a second American revolution, but this time between two brands of patriots? This review reminds us that there is no “sole” American identity, and that many of our revolutionary heroes would turn in their graves if they saw today’s American republican government.
Making Theory and Sense Out of “Making Democracy Work”: Analyzing Cultural Variables in the Development of the Italian Nation-State
November 28th, 2006 by kwhite
If Putnam’s right about how democracies form, all freedom-loving individuals are in for a rude awakening. But then again, maybe it just his focus of study: the ever deliciously confounding Italian democracy.