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Constitution cafe : Jefferson's brew for a true revolution

Author: Christopher Phillips
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Thomas Jefferson proposed that we revise the Constitution every so often, not just to reflect the changing times but to revive and perpetuate our original revolutionary spirit. Could it be that the Constitution itself is part of the reason that our democracy is on life support, our government gone haywire? To find out, the author, originator of the Socrates Café dialogues, sets off on a cross-country junket to  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Phillips
ISBN: 9780393064803 0393064808
OCLC Number: 668194790
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Constitution café --
In the beginning --
Constitution making and remaking --
Commons and goods --
Character counts --
Money matters --
Hail to the chief --
And justice for all --
Governors and the governed --
Rights and responsibilities --
Brew for a true revolution.
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The author of the Socrates Cafe trilogy hits the road once again, this time to inspire a new, nationwide Constitutional Convention.  Read more...

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The United States needs constitutional change, but how to get it done? Christopher Phillips has the right answer. Get Americans talking to Americans about how we can improve our nation. Phillips has Read more...

 
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