Fighting for our Democracy

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Northern Kentucky University
"Our country was founded on the basis that all citizens should have the right to vote and an equal voice. Although the United States still claims to be a democracy, a closer look at the data, shows that we are currently functioning as an oligarchy. And furthermore, evidence showing the deep divide caused by our two-party dominant political system and how the new age media has heightened that polarization highlights the fact that our national level politics are in trouble. If the United States is to save the democracy in which it was founded upon, it will need to give more autonomy to local governments, allowing local leaders who are in tune with their communities to drive policy and make decisions that meet the needs of their politically and economically diverse regions."
2020 Celebration of Student Research and Creativity presentation
Democracy, Local government