American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time)

Episode 301: Equality of Conditions: Democracy in America, Part 1

March 31, 2019

In this episode, I start an eight-part series on Alexis de Tocqueville's DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA. What is the importance of the general equality of conditions in the creation of American democracy? What is the future of American democracy when this equality of conditions has been replaced with oligarchy?