Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: PGCDPC’s 2019 Scholarship Opportunity On DrAlvin.Com

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My Conversation With Edward J. Watts, Author Of Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell Into Tyranny

Click Here To Listen Edward J Watts A new history of the Roman Republic and its collapse In Mortal Republic, prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains why Rome exchanged freedom for autocracy. For centuries, even as Rome grew into the Mediterranean's premier military and political power, its governing institutions, parliamentary rules, and political customs successfully fostered negotiation and compromise. By the 130s BC, however, Rome's leaders increasingly used these same tools to cynically pursue individual gain and obstruct their opponents. As the center decayed and dysfunction grew, arguments between politicians gave way to political violence in the streets. The stage was set for [...]

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Saluting Our Federal Government Workers On DrAlvin.Com

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Op-Ed: Open Letter To Mr. Donald J. Trump @RealDonaldTrump : This Is What I Advised Mayor Marion Barry (19 years ago before he was arrested)

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Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Show Your Support for Activities That Matter On DrAlvin.Com

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My Conversation With Ian Shapiro, Author Of Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy From Itself

Click Here To Listen Ian Shapiro How popular democracy has paradoxically eroded trust in political systems worldwide, and how to restore confidence in democratic politics In recent decades, democracies across the world have adopted measures to increase popular involvement in political decisions. Parties have turned to primaries and local caucuses to select candidates; ballot initiatives and referenda allow citizens to enact laws directly; many places now use proportional representation, encouraging smaller, more specific parties rather than two dominant ones.Yet voters keep getting angrier.There is a steady erosion of trust in politicians, parties, and democratic institutions, culminating most recently in major populist victories in the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. Frances Rosenbluth and Ian [...]