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Democracy's Edge: Choosing to Save Our Country by Bringing Democracy to Life
Three out of five Americans, both Republicans and Democrats, feel our country is headed in the wrong direction. America is at the edge, a critical place at which we can either renew and revitalize or give in and lose that most precious American ideal--democracy--and along with it the freedom, fairness, and opportunities it assures. "Democracy's Edge" is a rousing battle cr ...more
Hardcover, 471 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Jossey-Bass
(first published January 1st 2005)
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May 03, 2014 Karen rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Karen by: required reading for a conflict resolution course
lots of good information. The author not only supplies the reader with knowledge, but she provides the sources of where she got the information from, allowing the reader to verify the information. An excellent book for anyone who is interested in community, social issues, activism, and freedom.
Frances Moore Lappe--author of fifteen books, including three-million-copy bestseller Diet for a Small Planet --distills her world-spanning experience and wisdom in a conversational yet hard-hitting style to create a rare "aha" book. In nine short chapters, Lappe leaves readers feeling liberated and courageous. She flouts conventional right-versus-left divisions and affirms readers' basic sanity - ...moreMore about Frances Moore Lappé...