Alexis de Tocqueville

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FOX News
Team Obama Launches A Shocking Broadside Against Religious FaithFounding Fathers would have cautioned against attempts to “subvert these great
Team Obama Launches A Shocking Broadside Against Religious Faith
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Founding Fathers would have cautioned against attempts to “subvert these great pillars” of religion and morality. Alexis de Tocqueville, the great French historian and admirer of American democracy, introduced the Continent to the workings... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Rabbi Sacks' New Book of Essays on Ethics (REVIEW ESSAYis the antidote to individualism on the one hand and overreliance on the state
Rabbi Sacks' New Book of Essays on Ethics (REVIEW ESSAY
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
is the antidote to individualism on the one hand and overreliance on the state on the other" (page 143). He credits Alexis de Tocqueville with coining the term "individualism" (page 296). (Individualism in the pejorative sense should not be... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
United Way sets $650,000 fundraising goalthe “leadership society” category of $1,000 to $1,249; the “Robert Frost Societ
United Way sets $650,000 fundraising goal
The Addison County Independent / Posted 7 days ago
the “leadership society” category of $1,000 to $1,249; the “Robert Frost Society” level of $1,250 to $9,999; and an “Alexis de Tocqueville Society” of more than $10,000 annually. So local United Way officials, in concert with the Schiffers,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Voluntary Associations More Reliable Than GovernmentPrize for Progress in Religion — a prize Chuck Colson also won. Lord Sacks told
Voluntary Associations More Reliable Than Government
The Christian Post / Posted 15 days ago
Prize for Progress in Religion — a prize Chuck Colson also won. Lord Sacks told me that every American ought to read Alexis de Tocqueville's classic book, "Democracy in America," at least once a year. Why? To remind ourselves that citizens... Read more
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Raw Story
How the wealthy captured the machinery of democracy and what that means for the rest of uspolitical compact that begins, “We, the people.” For a while, they succeeded.
How the wealthy captured the machinery of democracy and what that means for the rest of us
Raw Story / Posted 17 days ago
political compact that begins, “We, the people.” For a while, they succeeded. When the brilliant young French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville toured America in the 1830s, he was excited by the democratic fervor he witnessed. Perhaps that... Read more
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Salon.com
We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: How to save democracy in Americapolitical compact that begins, “We, the people.” For a while, they succeeded.
We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: How to save democracy in America
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
political compact that begins, “We, the people.” For a while, they succeeded. When the brilliant young French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville toured America in the 1830s, he was excited by the democratic fervor he witnessed. Perhaps that... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Bill Moyers: We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: Saving the Soul of Democracypolitical compact that begins, “We, the people.” For a while, they succeeded.
Bill Moyers: We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: Saving the Soul of Democracy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 17 days ago
political compact that begins, “We, the people.” For a while, they succeeded. When the brilliant young French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville toured America in the 1830s, he was excited by the democratic fervor he witnessed. Perhaps that... Read more
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Slate
The Biggest Political Lie of 2016ruled by transcendent, objective fact. So many subsequent interventions tend to
The Biggest Political Lie of 2016
Slate / Posted 29 days ago
ruled by transcendent, objective fact. So many subsequent interventions tend to carry the same theme. John Stuart Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville warned darkly of the ignorant masses on the horizons, now terrifyingly sovereign. Kant saw humanity... Read more
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Acton Commentary
The Global Poor Desperately Need a Thing You Can’t Taste or Touch: Property Rightsto flourish, it also enables stronger layers of civil society or what the 19th
The Global Poor Desperately Need a Thing You Can’t Taste or Touch: Property Rights
Acton Commentary / Posted 29 days ago
to flourish, it also enables stronger layers of civil society or what the 19th century French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville called “intermediary institutions.” These include schools, private associations, synagogues, churches,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Helping those who help themselves in Baton RougeBeing from New Orleans, they naturally made a party of it. Such self-help in t
Helping those who help themselves in Baton Rouge
The Washington Times / Posted a month ago
Being from New Orleans, they naturally made a party of it. Such self-help in the face of disaster would not have surprised Alexis de Tocqueville, the French diplomat, historian and philosopher whose book in 1840, “Democracy in America,” written... Read more
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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 1 months 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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