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Are we a democracy?

Gabriel Wells

Are we a democracy?

by Gabriel Wells

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Published by Doubleday, Page & Company in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy.,
    • Prohibition -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Gabriel Wells.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC433 .W4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p.
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6698225M
      LC Control Number27002336
      OCLC/WorldCa1547344

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      We received a letter from the Writers’ War Board the other day asking for a statement on “The Meaning of Democracy.” It presumably is our duty to comply with such a request, and it is   And they explain how we’ll win the coming fight for the future of American democracy. We Are Indivisible isn’t a book of platitudes about hope; it’s a steely-eyed guide to people power—how to find it, how to build it, and how to use it to usher in the post-Trump era. *All proceeds to the author go to Indivisible's Save Democracy Fund


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