Alexis de Tocqueville

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Deseret News
Thomas S. Monson Center serves as inspiring symbol of community collaborationneeds of various communities and associations in Utah. One of the most incisiv
Thomas S. Monson Center serves as inspiring symbol of community collaboration
Deseret News / Posted 7 hours ago
needs of various communities and associations in Utah. One of the most incisive observers of 19th century American life, Alexis de Tocqueville, wrote that "Americans use associations" to do everything from building churches to distributing books.... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Normalising narcissisma decent job. The American dream takes a team The risks of individualism have
Normalising narcissism
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
a decent job. The American dream takes a team The risks of individualism have been debated since America’s earliest days. Alexis de Tocqueville worried about frontiersmen withdrawing from society and believing that they “owe nothing to any man”.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Glue Holding America Together Is No Longer BindingHumpty Dumpty beyond the conservative-liberal political fray. Almost two centu
The Glue Holding America Together Is No Longer Binding
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
Humpty Dumpty beyond the conservative-liberal political fray. Almost two centuries ago, French political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville in his book “Democracy in America” (1835) not only gave us a sociological perspective on America’s... Read more
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Business Insider
I visited one of the US' 7 'utopian' communities — here's what it was likeamong the Blue Ridge Mountains.Shutterstock What’s more, I suspect I am too mu
I visited one of the US' 7 'utopian' communities — here's what it was like
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
among the Blue Ridge Mountains.Shutterstock What’s more, I suspect I am too much one of the restless Americans whom Alexis de Tocqueville observed. I don’t know that I would be content to settle down on this farm for years and years. I would... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
A midsummer book quizand celebrated her body and sexuality openly." 5. "As early as the 1830s, in h
A midsummer book quiz
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
and celebrated her body and sexuality openly." 5. "As early as the 1830s, in his trip to the United States, the Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville observed that 'Americans of all ages, all stations of life, and all types of disposition are forever... Read more
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The Atlantic
Contemplating Life Off the Grid at a Modern-Day Communesocialness of these admirable communities. What’s more, I suspect I am too muc
Contemplating Life Off the Grid at a Modern-Day Commune
The Atlantic / Posted 19 days ago
socialness of these admirable communities. What’s more, I suspect I am too much one of the restless Americans whom Alexis de Tocqueville observed. I don’t know that I would be content to settle down on this farm for years and years. I would... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Did Perón inspire Pope Francis on economics?that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Did Perón inspire Pope Francis on economics?
Acton Commentary / Posted 23 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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The Cass County Democrat Missourian
Americans must remember, God is goodof man or the majority. Whereupon, the sovereign authority of our nation is Chr
Americans must remember, God is good
The Cass County Democrat Missourian / Posted 24 days ago
of man or the majority. Whereupon, the sovereign authority of our nation is Christ and God's law. The French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville came to America in 1830 wanting to know why America was blessed. How such a nation, not even formed,... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Samuel Gregg asks, 'what causes terrorism?'that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Samuel Gregg asks, 'what causes terrorism?'
Acton Commentary / Posted 24 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Venezuela’s socialism leads to slaverythat inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has
Venezuela’s socialism leads to slavery
Acton Commentary / Posted 25 days ago
that inform our economic priorities - to explain how European economic life has drifted in the direction of what Alexis de Tocqueville called "soft despotism", and the ways in which similar trends are manifesting themselves in the United... Read more
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Zero Hedge
If Voting Made Any Difference, They Wouldn't Let Us Do Itaccountable. We’ve drifted a long way from the local government structures that
If Voting Made Any Difference, They Wouldn't Let Us Do It
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
accountable. We’ve drifted a long way from the local government structures that provided the basis for freedom described by Alexis de Tocqueville in Democracy in America, but we are not so far gone that we can’t reclaim some of its vital... Read more
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Al.com
Republican official accuses Hillary Clinton of plagiarismlifted a line in her Democratic National Convention speech from 19th century po
Republican official accuses Hillary Clinton of plagiarism
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
lifted a line in her Democratic National Convention speech from 19th century political scientist, diplomat and author Alexis de Tocqueville. In Clinton's speech accepting the Democratic nomination, she said "But here's the sad truth: There is... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.Spicer, who works for the Republican National Committee, tweeted that Clinton l
Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 29 days ago
Spicer, who works for the Republican National Committee, tweeted that Clinton lifted the phrase from political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville. Who's that? He was a 19th century French aristocrat who wrote "Democracy in America." De Toqueville... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.Spicer, who works for the Republican National Committee, tweeted that Clinton l
Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 29 days ago
Spicer, who works for the Republican National Committee, tweeted that Clinton lifted the phrase from political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville. Who's that? He was a 19th century French aristocrat who wrote "Democracy in America." De Toqueville... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.Spicer, who works for the Republican National Committee, tweeted that Clinton l
Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.
KIVI Boise / Posted 29 days ago
Spicer, who works for the Republican National Committee, tweeted that Clinton lifted the phrase from political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville. Who's that? He was a 19th century French aristocrat who wrote "Democracy in America." De Toqueville... Read more
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The Hill
RNC official accuses Clinton of plagiarismSpicer’s tweet references a portion of Clinton’s Thursday night address where s
RNC official accuses Clinton of plagiarism
The Hill / Posted 30 days ago
Spicer’s tweet references a portion of Clinton’s Thursday night address where she seemingly paraphrased Alexis de Tocqueville, the political scientist who wrote “Democracy in America.” “So enough with the bigotry and the bombast. Donald Trump’s not... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
July 29those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napole
July 29
KTXS Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars. 1805: Historian and scientist Alexis de Tocqueville is born in Paris, France. His two-volume "Democracy in America," published in 1835 and 1840 after his... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 29those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napole
July 29
KECI Missoula / Posted 30 days ago
those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars. 1805: Historian and scientist Alexis de Tocqueville is born in Paris, France. His two-volume "Democracy in America," published in 1835 and 1840 after his... Read more
2 related stories
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KRCR TV Redding
July 29those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napole
July 29
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 30 days ago
those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars. 1805: Historian and scientist Alexis de Tocqueville is born in Paris, France. His two-volume "Democracy in America," published in 1835 and 1840 after his... Read more
2 related stories
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The Atlantic
How Obama Redefined American Exceptionalismis being reshaped for the 21st century and weaponized against Trumpism. First
How Obama Redefined American Exceptionalism
The Atlantic / Posted 30 days ago
is being reshaped for the 21st century and weaponized against Trumpism. First used with respect to the United States by Alexis de Tocqueville, the concept of American exceptionalism is that this country differs qualitatively from other developed... Read more
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iol.co.za
To vote or not to vote: Is this the question?are told we would be “stupid not to vote” in, is miles away from the enlightenm
To vote or not to vote: Is this the question?
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
are told we would be “stupid not to vote” in, is miles away from the enlightenment views of early liberal thinkers such as Alexis de Tocqueville who argued that “if men are to remain civilised or to become so, the art of associating together must... Read more

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