I think organized labor is a necessary part of democracy. Organized labor is the only way to have fair distribution of wealth.
A people inspired by democracy, human rights and economic opportunity will turn their back decisively against extremism.
The transition from dictatorship to democracy is always very difficult, and if you read a history of any country that went through this, it wasn’t easy. And, you know, you don’t end dictatorship one day and next day you have fully fledged democracy.
I’m tired of this discussion of capitalism and socialism; we live in the 21st century, we need an economic system that has democracy as its underpinnings and an ethical code.
Democracy needs support, and the best support for democracy comes from other democracies.
Democracy is good. I say this because other systems are worse.
A marvel that has nothing to offer, democracy is at once a nation’s paradise and its tomb.
Our only real hope for democracy is that we get the money out of politics entirely and establish a system of publicly funded elections.
When Zionism becomes co-extensive with Jewishness, Jewishness is pitted against the diversity that defines democracy, and if I may say so, betrays one of the most important ethical dimensions of the diasporic Jewish tradition: namely, the obligation of co-habitation with those different from ourselves.