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Democracy

The New Stories

Table of Contents
Fall 1996

The Great Divide
by Paul Ray
Prospects for an individual culture.

Democracy In the Woods
by Arlene Hetherington and Lou Piotrowski
Stewards of a watershed build trust.

No Easy Answers
an interview with Ron Heifitz by Steve Boyd
New challenges for leaders and citizens.



Leadership Without Easy Answers
by Ron Heifetz
Two versions of a speech George Bush might have made on drug problems in America. The first version, essentially as Bush gave it, shows the "technical fix." The second, which Heifetz believes reflects an "adaptive" leadership style preferred by some Bush staff, encourages people to take responsibility for change. "We need to help politicians learn how to challenge citizens, without losing their political career," Heifetz says.
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Yearning for Balance
by the Harwood Group
A portrait of how Americans are thinking about a wide range of issues connected to consumption, the environment, and the values and priorities of our society.
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