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Low participation in politics in general indicates that people do not see the political system as a viable avenue for collective action.

Is this merely due to the top-down functioning of the political system, or have people generally lost belief in the possibility (and desirability) of taking collective action?

My brain is a bit mushy right now. I'll point out that there is a discussion of MoveOn on TPM Cafe that ties into this topic.

by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Wed Jul 30th, 2008 at 11:38:22 AM EST
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