Problem

Undemocratic social systems


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Lack of democracy
Erosion of democratic principles
Democratic deficit
Incidence:
In many countries, policies are adapted to serve the needs of multinational corporations, frequently undermining stable communities, unpolluted environments and dignified employment. Governement dependence on corporate contributions becomes the determining factor in many elections, thus undermining the ability of governments to respond to the needs of people.
Claim:
Since the most ancient times, the world's greatest thinkers have spoken out in favour of stable social orders based on democracy. Virtually all the great thinkers of the modern world regard freedom and equality as the indispensible foundations of democracy.
Broader Problems:
Social underdevelopment
Problem Type:
A: Abstract Fundamental Problems
Date of last update
14.02.2002 – 00:00 CET
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