Fila Sophia

applied philosophy, deep democracy, sustainability / by A.R.Teleb

Tag Archives: Democracy

Citizens allotted for drawing electoral districts in Michigan

Back in January it was reported that Michigan has sent out invitations to voters to apply to serve on the Independent Citizens Redistricting … Citizens allotted for drawing electoral districts … Continue reading

2020-08-24 · Leave a comment

Does the New US Political Spectrum Signal a Renaissance of Democracy?

Rather than a “crisis” of representative democracy as many journalists and academics have contended since November 2016, the recent opening up of the political spectrum in the United States and … Continue reading

2019-12-06 · Leave a comment

Debugging the System

A review of Manuel Arriaga’s Rebooting Democracy [A] long habit of not thinking a thing WRONG, gives it a superficial appearance of being RIGHT. Thomas Paine, Common Sense Rebooting Democracy … Continue reading

2015-01-14 · Leave a comment

Easier to Vilify Team Owners than Question Society’s Complicity

[First appeared Feb 4, 2014 on Truthout/Speakout. Look for comments there.] Taking advantage of the Super Bowl hype, Mother Jones magazine re-publicized an article “Offensive Lines: How Bad Is Your … Continue reading

2014-02-06 · 1 Comment

The Mideastern Roots of Modern Democracy

[First appeared May 26th Daft Blogger. More on humility soon.] Is it possible that it was not the rediscovery of Greek thought that brought equality, human rights and democracy to … Continue reading

2013-09-08 · 1 Comment