Politics (from Greek πολιτικός, "of, for, or relating to citizens"), is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. The term is generally applied to the art or science of running governmental or state affairs. It also refers to behavior within civil governments. However, politics can be observed in other group interactions, including corporate, academic, and religious institutions. It consists of "social relations involving authority or power" and refers to the regulation of public affairs within a political unit, and to the methods and tactics used to formulate and apply po ...more
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“ The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. ”
The Official GoodReads group of the International Information Syndicate, AKA /r/Chomsky and /r/b…more
[close] The Official GoodReads group of the International Information Syndicate, AKA /r/Chomsky and /r/breadtube.
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Pretty simple. If the book takes your fancy, join in and contribute to the discussion or start u…more
[close] Pretty simple. If the book takes your fancy, join in and contribute to the discussion or start up a discussion. The whole point is the flexibility to pick a book to read and know that you can hash out questions etc without committing to a lot of superficial chatter. Quality over quantity. The book and discussion around the book takes centre stage including the social, political etc aspects. When you're done with a book (as far as one can be done with a good book) you can move on if you'd like and come back when another book takes your fancy.
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The Economics Book Club is for all who wish to discuss books dealing with economic issues of tod…more
[close] The Economics Book Club is for all who wish to discuss books dealing with economic issues of today. Published books dealing with virtually any area of economics are the main area of interest, but we also discuss journal articles, working papers, etc.
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