We welcome new members to join in the fight for a liberal democracy.
There is an increasing feeling of democracy in the country.
We use democracy as a method of selecting representatives.
The widespread belief in the robustness of the rule of law in Britain certainly reflects our reputation as a vibrant multicultural democracy.
In point of fact, bourgeois democracy is the political formula for free trade, nothing more.
Coverage of the scrutiny process is central to our parliamentary democracy.
Participation in political life was one of the pillars of Athenian democracy.
The AA is proud to have the benefit of an active and participatory democracy.
The network aims to deepen democracy through greater citizen participation in local governance.
During the early 1990s, under pressure from western aid donors, the Moi government was finally forced to concede to a multi-party democracy.
Is a democracy, such as we know it, the last improvement possible in government?
A nobility of this kind often gave way to a democracy which either proved as turbulent as itself, or else grew into an oligarchy ruling under democratic forms. Thus at Florence the old nobles became the opposite to a privileged class.
Shortly afterwards, however, an insurrection took place, by which the disciples of Pythagoras were driven out, and a democracy established.
After touring the United States for more than nine months in the 1830s, Alexis de Tocqueville returned to his native France and penned the two-volume Democracy in America.
Indeed the spread of democracy elsewhere increased the prestige of the Athenian administration, which had now reached a high pitch of efficiency.
The only speech made by him during his three years in parliament that was listened to with impatience was, curiously enough, his speech in favour of counteracting democracy by providing for the representation of minorities.
Those sixty thousand, like the populus of Rome, formed a narrow oligarchy as regarded the rest of the nation, but a wild democracy among themselves.
In politics he advocates absolute equality - a democracy pushed to anarchy.
Their exclusive possession of power made the commonwealth in which they bore rule an aristocracy; but they were a democracy among themselves.
In the heyday of the Athenian democracy, citizens both conservative and progressive, politicians, philosophers and historians were unanimous in their denunciation of "tyranny."
For a certain class of citizens to be condemned, by virtue of their birth, to political disfranchisement is as flatly against every principle of democracy as for a certain class of citizens to enjoy exclusive rights by reason of birth.
Their weak point lies in their necessary conservatism; they cannot advance and adapt themselves to changed circumstances, as either monarchy or democracy can.