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Places and Forms of Power
Transcript of Places and Forms of Power
AND FORMS OF POWER A Form of Power:
DEMOCRACY Challenging the power The American Presidential Elections
November 2013 "That’s why we do this. That’s what politics can be. That’s why elections matter. It’s not small, it’s big. It’s important. Democracy in a nation of 300 million can be noisy and messy and complicated. We have our own opinions. Each of us has deeply held beliefs. And when we go through tough times, when we make big decisions as a country, it necessarily stirs passions, stirs up controversy.
That won’t change after tonight, and it shouldn’t. These arguments we have are a mark of our liberty. We can never forget that as we speak people in distant nations are risking their lives right now just for a chance to argue about the issues that matter, the chance to cast their ballots like we did today"
President Obama, acceptance speech, November 7th, 2012 How a democratic electoral process can give power to the people The power of knowledge is considered a threat by the Talibans. They refuse to give this power to the girls. She will inspire a new generation. Her action will help them fight for the power and the freedom of speech . the rising power of the Latinos, the second largest population in the USA Undocumented immigrants represent cheap labor for the american employers.
They are exploited and subjected to hard working conditions .
They are the new slaves or underdogs of the american society. "You reaffirmed the spirit that has triumphed over war and depression, the spirit that has lifted this country from the depths of despair to the great heights of hope, the belief that while each of us will pursue our own individual dreams, we are an American family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people."
President Obama, acceptance speech, November 7th 2012 How values can make a nation powerful? strength and determination freedom of speech diversity but unity land of opportunity tolerance pride innovation