Democracy

Graham: Democracy requires citizen participation

Graham: Democracy requires citizen participation

In an exploration of one of the nation’s founding principles, former Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham addressed a crowd of students, professors and media members to discuss citizen engagement in democracy Jan. 16 at the University of West Florida. The speech was the inaugural event in the university’s Seligman First Amendment Lecture series. […]

Breaking the spirit of democracy*

Breaking the spirit of democracy*

All over the country we see demonstrations, walks, protests and childish political maneuvering because Donald Trump was elected president. Social media posts are even worse with name calling and other juvenile tactics. We see college students crying and in some cases rioting over the election. Celebrities refused to perform at his inauguration, some even promised […]