Democracy for All?

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de·moc·ra·cy : a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections - Merriam-Webster

The United States government is known as a democracy but what we learned in history class is not the same as what we see in the now. The state of democracy in this country has changed at the local, state and national levels over the years, especially within the past three decades. WORLD Channel focuses on transformation and sustainability by exploring the impact of democratic systems within America and in nations around the world during the month of July. Powerful stories of political leadership, citizens advocating for rights, and election cycles bring to the forefront the question of what democracy means and how it is experienced in different cultures.

Democracy for All?

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