🦋 Recovering democratic possibilities in complex political systems

Making sense of democratic systems

Words and concepts of democracy tend to supplement, challenge, or even undermine each other

Recovering a sense of possibility

Recovering a sense of possibility in today’s democratic politics relies on a normative commitment to democracy as an empowering ideal of collective self-governance

Hope and democracy

In facing the challenges of the near future, we need the capacity of democracy to foster collective agency — and hope

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Republished essays, in chronological order, from The Loop’s short essay series on the “science of democracy”

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