By Eric Liu, Nick Hanauer
Comprehend source of revenue inequality, middle-out economics and different realities of recent the USA as authors Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer argue that primary American assumptions approximately citizenship, society, economics, and govt want updating for the twenty first century.
For a long time the dominant metaphor for knowing markets and govt has been the computer. Liu and Hanauer view democracy now not as a desktop, yet as a backyard. A profitable backyard capabilities in response to the inexorable traits of nature, however it additionally calls for objectives, general tending, and an knowing of hooked up ecosystems. the newest rules from technology, social technological know-how, and economics—the state of the art rules of today--generate those uncomplicated yet innovative ideas:
True self curiosity is mutual interest. (Society, it seems, is an atmosphere that's healthiest after we look after the whole.)
Society turns into how we behave. (The version of citizenship will depend on contagious habit, therefore optimistic habit begets confident behavior.)
We’re all at an advantage whilst we’re all greater off. (The economic climate isn't really an effective computer. It’s an efficient backyard that want tending. alter the definition of wealth to society developing strategies for all.)
Government could be in regards to the gigantic what and the little how. (Government may still identify the information and the pursuits, after which enable the folks locate the ideas of ways to make it happen.)
Freedom is accountability. (True freedom isn't really approximately residing a few variation of libertarianism yet particularly an lively cooperation part of a major entire society; freedom bills a bit freedom.)
The Gardens of Democracy is an positive, provocative, and well timed summons to enhance our function as electorate in a democratic society.