New Internationalist

The Burning Issue

Issue 324

Click here to subscribe to the print edition. [image, unknown] New Internationalist 324[image, unknown] [image, unknown] [image, unknown] June 2000[image, unknown] Click here to search the mega index.

Illustration: Neal Cresswell

 

The burning issue

To speak today of the defence of democracy as if we were defending something which we knew and had possessed for many decades or many centuries is self-deception...
...we should be nearer the mark, and should have a far more convincing slogan, if we spoke of the need, not to defend democracy, but to create it.

E H Carr

Previous page.
Choose another issue of NI.
Go to the contents page.
Go to the NI home page.
Next page.


This first appeared in our award-winning magazine - to read more, subscribe from just £7

Comments on The Burning Issue

Leave your comment







 

  • Maximum characters allowed: 5000
  • Simple HTML allowed: bold, italic, and links

Registration is quick and easy. Plus you won’t have to re-type the blurry words to comment!
Register | Login

...And all is quiet.

Subscribe to Comments for this articleArticle Comment Feed RSS 2.0

Guidelines: Please be respectful of others when posting your reply.

This article was originally published in issue 324

New Internationalist Magazine issue 324
Issue 324

More articles from this issue

New Internationalist Magazine Issue 436

If you would like to know something about what's actually going on, rather than what people would like you to think was going on, then read the New Internationalist.

– Emma Thompson –

A subscription to suit you

Save money with a digital subscription. Give a gift subscription that will last all year. Or get yourself a free trial to New Internationalist. See our choice of offers.

Subscribe