Prindle Post Print Edition 2020: Democracy

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The Prindle Post is the Prindle Institute for Ethics’s online source for pieces that examine and explain the ethical dimensions of current events and culture. The Prindle Institute regularly produces print editions containing some of our favorite Prindle Post articles on a given topic. Our latest edition covers topics related to democracy. Each Prindle Post workbook includes comprehension and focus questions for each article, as well as vocabulary and activity support.


Mission Statement - Andrew Cullison

How To Use This Book - Eleanor Price

How To Talk About Ethics in the Classroom - Tucker Sechrest

How To Create and Use a Stakeholder Map - Kara Jedele

A Note on Objectives and Standards for Teachers - Kara Jedele

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1. “Is the Filibuster Democratic?” - Alex Layton

2. On the Question of Strategic Voting - Matthew Silk

3. Women, Representation, Revolution - Rachel Robison-Greene

4. What’s Wrong with State Media? - Andrew Bobker

5. Press Freedom in Australia: Democracy, Transparency, and Trust - Desmonda Lawrence

6. To Keep or Not to Keep? Electoral College and Presidential Representativeness - Evan Butts