Democracy and Participation

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What is Power?
The ability to get someone to act in the way you want them to, even if they themselves do not want to act in that way.
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What is Authority?
The right to get someone to act in the way you want them to.
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What is the literal meaning of Democracy?
Rule by the people
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What is Direct Democracy?
When the electorate express views which will determine specific policy outcomes.
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What is Representative Democracy?
When elected representatives take decisions on behalf of the citizens, thus enabling society to have democratic characteristics.
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What is Marx's criticism of capitalism?
Marx says that Capitalism is a system of exploitation particularly of the proletariat (workers) by the 'owners of the means of production' or the bourgeoisie.
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What is a Liberal Democracy?
Most western states claim to be liberal democracies. They are based upon a framework of laws, limited government and equality before the law.
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