December 12, 2007
By Omar Freilla, for AlterNet
Think about this question for a moment. How often do you experience democracy?We've all been told that we live in a democracy. We've heard it repeated over and over by our schools, media, friends, family, co-workers and random people on the street. Democrats and Republicans alike say we've got so much of it here in the U.S. that we've got to export it overseas on fighter jets. Surprisingly though, whenever I ask people this question all I get is silence.