Democracy, Societal Beliefs, and Values of the United States
Review the National Public Radio interview “Unpacking Biden’s argument about state-level threats to democracy,” the article “Lessons from the 2022 Primaries” by Elaine Kamarck, “The democratic threat to democracy” by Kemal Dervişand.
Which argument is more convincing? Which writers(s) do you find more or less persuasive? Discuss two examples of a specific institution or practice. Identify a problem, analyze it, and discuss ways to change or preserve the institution or practice. Consider how the societal beliefs and values of the United States are reflected in your argument. Which social responsibilities are important to you, and how are they related to your argument? How are your personal beliefs and values reflected in your argument? What is your social responsibility as a citizen to your beliefs and values?