In the race between Obama and Romney, more money is spent on campaigning than in any previous election. Where is this money coming from? There are three main types of campaign financing in this election.
Early this morning we left Utica for Ithaca. To be fair, Tocqueville never went to Ithaca. He stopped at Syracuse and continued to Auburn to see the prison. This prison was considered the most modern of its kind in the … Continue reading
Equality is one of the key concepts in Tocqueville’s Democracy in America. “Nothing struck me more forcibly than the general equality of condition among the people”, he wrote. Yet, what did he mean by equality? Today, we spoke to Professor … Continue reading
At Union Square station on the New York subway, we met people from the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). They were asking people to register as voters for the upcoming elections. In our video, their project coordinator explains … Continue reading
“So here we are in New York …” That’s what Tocqueville wrote on May 14, 1831, in a letter to his mother. And we’re happy to write the same on our blog today. We made it safely across the Atlantic … Continue reading