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The Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street, and Corruption in the U.S.

During the last two years, two protest movements have emerged in the United States. The Tea Party began in the spring of 2010 to protest growing political corruption as power is increasingly concentrated in the federal government. This corresponds to … Continue reading

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Not Many Famous

In his recent, provocative book, To Change the World, University of Virginia sociology professor James Davison Hunter states that cultural change nearly always comes “from the top down”, i.e. cultural elites located in centers of cultural, political, and economic power –and almost never “from the bottom … Continue reading

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