The Markaz Review Publishes a Look at the Current State of American Democracy by an Exiled Ex-American

What is American democracy today, but a dried, empty chrysalis after the butterfly has departed? At bottom, democracy is just a means to an end and that end, according to Thomas Jefferson in the American Declaration of Independence, is “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

The Markaz, a laudable NGO that promotes understanding between the Muslim, Jewish, and Christian worlds, features in their monthly Markaz Review, a piece on the current state of American democracy, written from a long way off. Here it is: https://themarkaz.org/january-6th-and-the-free-fall-of-u-s-democracy/?fbclid=IwAR2MyUmQI02gaSo2LdrxI1fipeRtIWYiZd-3GCYshGPrji1eHZMVcR3OFEo (Click on the headline in the box that appears.)

Author: Michael Booth

Michael Booth, the creator of TrumpAndAllTheRest.com, is a US-born publicist, author and online publisher who has lived in a Spanish village in the foothills of Sierra Nevada for the past five decades. Though better known abroad for his fine-art printmaking sites and online magazine, Booth's day job for the past decade and a half, until recently, was his communications agency, dedicated principally to designing and implementing Internet strategies for Spanish companies and institutions. It took him a long time to get out of publicity and into writing but it was worth the wait.

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