Friday, November 03, 2006

Power to the People

by Paul Harris

"But every so often (and definitely not often enough) it actually pays to look down the food chain right to the bottom. And down there lies a facet of American democracy that is little understood by many people outside the country and yet perhaps can represent the best example of American democracy in action."

"Britain has much to learn from this little reported side of American political life. Others do too."