Political Freedom

When it is forgotten that the first word of political reason is the recognition of the contingency of the political order, every absurdity proves rational.

Jacques Rancière

Record of Authority

The world has suffered more from leaders and authorities than from the masses.
John Dewey

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Political Freedom

No one is sovereign over meaning. 

Michaela Ferguson

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People Awakening

No amount of inter-elite rivalry ever adds up to democratic politics.


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What is Left?

A leftist government doesn’t exist because being on the left has nothing to do with governments.
Gilles Deleuze
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Nonviolence Democracy

Nonviolence is the same as democracy, which is the same as building community across difference.


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Civic Miseducation

If schools were, in fact, democratic there would be no need to bombard students with platitudes about democracy.

We Govern

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Others Teach

It is just because my next door neighbor has never been to college that he is good for me.
Mary Parker Follett

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Governing Psych

Self government is a psychological process.
Mary Parker Follett

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