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Dec 082013

The Atlantic, Eric Liu, May 11, 2012. Liu is a correspondent for The Atlantic and co-author of The Gardens of Democracy.

In this article, Liu implores individuals to exercise their “citizen muscles.” According to Liu, “The work of democratic life — solving shared problems, shaping plans, pushing for change, making grievances heard — has become ever more professionalized over the last generation. . . . [I] f we make the little shifts in mindset and habit to reclaim civic life, they will compound into contagion. We are the renewal of self-government we yearn for.”  Read the article.

  One Response to “Democracy Is for Amateurs”

  1. Well worth the read. This article speaks strongly in support of the VAN / Evolve mission.