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Episode 303: Tocqueville on Parties and Threats to Democracy (Democracy in America, Part 3)

April 7, 2019

Part three of my review of Alexis de Tocqueville's DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA. In this part, he begins looking at federalism and its benefits to the American system of government and democracy overall. He also begins looking at the threats facing democracy and explores whether parties are one of those threats.