The Case for Economic Democracy: Chapter 1.1
The History of Democracy
Welcome! This is the first section of my new book, “The Case for Economic Democracy,” available to premium JoeWrote subscribers. Chapter 1 lays the groundwork for political democracy, starting with the topics of “Defining Democracy” and “Where Does Democracy Come From?”
Chapter 1: The History of Democracy
The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims have been born of earnest struggle. If there is no struggle, there is no progress… The struggle may be a moral one or it may be a physical one, or it may both moral and physical, but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never has and it never will. - Frederick Douglass, August 4th, 1857
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