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  • Growing Cynicism Affecting American Politics
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    Growing Cynicism Affecting American Politics

    Panelists discussed the public cynicism about Congress and the U.S. political process. Topics included the causes of and solutions to public dissatisfaction, as well as the effects of…

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  • Individualist and Communitarian Perspectives
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    Individualist and Communitarian Perspectives

    The panalists discussed several issues surrounding the individualist and communitarian moral perspectives of present society.

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  • Can Welfare Reform Encourage Work
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    Can Welfare Reform Encourage Work?

    Participants discussed how welfare programs can be reformed in order to encourage work. Governor Weld discussed his state’s reform proposal and the prospects for federal approval of it.

    61 views
  • Communitarian and Libertarian Views
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    Communitarian and Libertarian Views

    In a debate between libertarian and communitarian philosophies, Mr. Boaz presented the libertarian and Professor Etzioni the communitarian view. Ms. Hamlin moderated the debate. This…

    312 views
  • emThe Politics of Virtueem
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    The Politics of Virtue

    George Washington University Sociology Professor Etzioni, founder of the Communitarian movement, discussed his book The Politics of Virtue and his other writings in a speech to a luncheon audience. His…

    29 views
  • Community Service Proposals
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    Community Service Proposals

    Witnesses testified on proposals on implementing local and community service programs. The purpose of the hearing was to provide the upcoming administration with information on public…

    82 views
  • Communitarianism
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    Communitarianism

    Professor Etziono discussed the ideas of communitarianism, in which community rights are balanced with individual rights, and how the ideas might be used in a Clinton presidential…

    58 views
  • Civic Responsibility And Individual Rights
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    Civic Responsibility And Individual Rights

    Professor Etzioni discussed his platform of balancing individual rights with civic responsibility called communitarianism.

    223 views
  • Community Rights and Responsibility
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    Community Rights and Responsibility

    George Washington University and Responsive Community sponsored a teach-in to discuss their ideals of civic responsibility, or communitarianism. Their platform focuses on a concept of…

    61 views
  • A New Politics in the 1990s
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    A New Politics in the 1990s

    The Heritage Foundation and the Progressive Foundation co-sponsored a forum on politics in the 1990's entitled, “Left and Right: the Emergence of a New Politics in the 1990's?". Panelists discussed whether…

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