Alexis de Tocqueville

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The Scranton Times-Tribune
United Way nearly doubles fundraiser donations in three weeksthe United Way for more than 20 years. The Foundations and Individuals Division
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
the United Way for more than 20 years. The Foundations and Individuals Division is composed of several teams, including the Alexis de Tocqueville Society for annual gifts of $10,000 or more, the Rhoda Higgins Warren Association for annual gifts of... Read more
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Philly.com
From the start, there was terror behind Eastern State's imposing walls142 years of operation. Public intellectuals took opposing sides on the Pennsy
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
142 years of operation. Public intellectuals took opposing sides on the Pennsylvania System. French writer and historian Alexis de Tocqueville asked if there could be a model “more powerful for reformation.” English author Charles Dickens... Read more
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Acton Commentary
What a Chinese economist learned from American churchesawe can we be saved. Only through faith can the market economy have a soul.” -Z
Acton Commentary / Posted 14 days ago
awe can we be saved. Only through faith can the market economy have a soul.” -Zhao Xiao When French diplomat and historian Alexis de Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s, he marveled at the “associational life” of American communities, noting... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Finding common ground with Betsy Devoscame to the same area after they were forced to leave the Mennonites when one p
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
came to the same area after they were forced to leave the Mennonites when one progenitor chose to fight in the Civil War. Alexis De Tocqueville famously recounted the fortitude, religious tolerance and intellect of the early Michigan settlers.... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Award recipient critiques Hobbes through Moby DickBonnie Honig, professor of modern culture and media and political science, deli
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Bonnie Honig, professor of modern culture and media and political science, delivered a Presidential Faculty Award Lecture on the ways literature can teach people about politics at the John Carter Brown Library Oct. 2. The award, which was established... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
Americans like spending other people’s moneyto other people who sell their votes to the politicians who promise them the mo
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
to other people who sell their votes to the politicians who promise them the most. In 1835, French political thinker Alexis de Tocqueville warned of the concept in “Democracy in America.” “The American Republic will endure until the day... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Colgate-Palmolive heir Stanley Rumbough dies in Palm Beachvolunteerism and community leadership,” said Daniel Ponton, who with Patricia C
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
volunteerism and community leadership,” said Daniel Ponton, who with Patricia Cook served as chairman of that year’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society Campaign. He was active in GOP politics and founded the Citizens for Eisenhower group, a... Read more
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The Christian Post
Here's What Roy Moore's Victory Really Meansfrom the pages of Saving a Sick America, where I wrote, "Now, there is a widely
The Christian Post / Posted 22 days ago
from the pages of Saving a Sick America, where I wrote, "Now, there is a widely circulated, powerful quote attributed to Alexis de Tocqueville, a quote that scholars agree does not originate with him. But regardless of who first uttered these... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Purcell: Bribing the public with other people’s moneyto other people who sell their votes to the politicians who promise them the mo
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
to other people who sell their votes to the politicians who promise them the most. In 1835, French political thinker Alexis de Tocqueville warned of the concept in “Democracy in America.” “The American Republic will endure until the day... Read more
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Breitbart
The Nuclear Option: Swamp Fails to Admit ‘Trump Doctrine’ Workingwhile protecting the freedoms of every other individual. “Self-interest rightl
Breitbart / Posted 24 days ago
while protecting the freedoms of every other individual. “Self-interest rightly understood” is how French observer Alexis de Tocqueville described it upon visiting America in 1835. Trump summed that very same motivation up beautifully in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump’s self-interest isn’t a bad thingwhile protecting the freedoms of every other individual. “Self-interest rightl
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
while protecting the freedoms of every other individual. “Self-interest rightly understood” is how French observer Alexis de Tocqueville described it upon visiting America in 1835. Mr. Trump summed that very same motivation up beautifully... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Wheler Family Conference to focus on community servicethe generosity of the Wheler family, this year’s conference is “On Service.” A
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
the generosity of the Wheler family, this year’s conference is “On Service.” Akin to America’s voluntary spirit noted by Alexis de Tocqueville over 150 years ago, “service” remains an integral part of the nation’s social fabric. These unpaid... Read more
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FOX News
Around the world in 80 days (day 16) Okinawa: Remembering who we once wereliterally going around the world in search of America or, as the case may be, h
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
literally going around the world in search of America or, as the case may be, her successor. French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville came to America in 1831 and crisscrossed it, all to find the source of America’s strength. We are doing... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA President, Rector Deliver Remarks at Board of Visitors Meetinghistory, but we are keenly aware of its shortcomings and have learned and will
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 1 months ago
history, but we are keenly aware of its shortcomings and have learned and will continue to learn as we move forward. As Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th-century French diplomat, wrote in “Democracy in America,” the “greatness of America lies not... Read more

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