"If the Egyptians can seek to rid their country of the poison of the Muslim Brotherhood without any real history of democracy, then we Americans, who know what democracy is and have practiced it prior to the ascension of the great usurper Obama, can and must succeed." ~ Larry Klayman

"If the Egyptians can seek to rid their country of the poison of the Muslim Brotherhood without any real history of democracy, then we Americans, who know what democracy is and have practiced it prior to the ascension of the great usurper Obama, can and must succeed." ~ Larry Klayman

Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) is the oldest liberal political organization in the country, founded in 1947. From the drafting and adoption of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter in 1951 to the movement to recall Mayor Frank Rizzo, the history of Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of ADA, is the history of progressive politics in Philadelphia. We continue to strive to be a leading local watchdog for Progressive Values, Good Government and the Advancement of Democracy.

Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) is the oldest liberal political organization in the country, founded in 1947. From the drafting and adoption of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter in 1951 to the movement to recall Mayor Frank Rizzo, the history of Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of ADA, is the history of progressive politics in Philadelphia. We continue to strive to be a leading local watchdog for Progressive Values, Good Government and the Advancement of Democracy.

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments. Can you guess the rights behind each amendment? #DIY #July4th

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments. Can you guess the rights behind each amendment? #DIY #July4th

The confidence trap : a history of democracy in crisis from World War I to the present / David Runciman

The confidence trap : a history of democracy in crisis from World War I to the present / David Runciman

History of ancient Greece and the Hellenistic world - The Map as History (Many animated pieces)

History of ancient Greece and the Hellenistic world - The Map as History (Many animated pieces)

The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States

The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States

Between Tyranny and Anarchy: A History of Democracy in Latin America, 1800-2006

Between Tyranny and Anarchy: A History of Democracy in Latin America, 1800-2006

What is Parliament? How did it come to be? This short animated film from Parliament Education Service aims to explain the history of democracy in the UK and the difference between the House of Lords and The House of Commons.

What is Parliament? How did it come to be? This short animated film from Parliament Education Service aims to explain the history of democracy in the UK and the difference between the House of Lords and The House of Commons.

What did democracy really mean in Athens? While we might consider elections to be the cornerstone of democracy, the Athenians who coined the term actually employed a lottery system to choose most of their politicians. Melissa Schwartzberg describes the ins and outs of the Athenian democracy, and addresses some ways in which a lottery system might benefit us today. View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-did-democracy-really-mean-in-athen

What did democracy really mean in Athens? While we might consider elections to be the cornerstone of democracy, the Athenians who coined the term actually employed a lottery system to choose most of their politicians. Melissa Schwartzberg describes the ins and outs of the Athenian democracy, and addresses some ways in which a lottery system might benefit us today. View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-did-democracy-really-mean-in-athen

Meaning even if the majority votes to take away freedom of speech or the right to bear arms, they cannot legally take those rights away.

Meaning even if the majority votes to take away freedom of speech or the right to bear arms, they cannot legally take those rights away.

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