Benjamin Leavitt
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Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Benjamin LeavittNorthville High SchoolHigh School, 11th Grade“No government can continue good but under the control of the people” (Thomas Jefferson). Democracy is a perpetual bond that welds the people of a nation to their government, ensuring that government remains an expression of the collective will. Democracy ensures that the power of the state is derived from the people while maintaining the accountability of a society’s elected leaders. In the absence of democracy, the erosion of…See More
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Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Benjamin LeavittNorthville High SchoolHigh School, 11th Grade“No government can continue good but under the control of the people” (Thomas Jefferson). Democracy is a perpetual bond that welds the people of a nation to their government, ensuring that government remains an expression of the collective will. Democracy ensures that the power of the state is derived from the people while maintaining the accountability of a society’s elected leaders. In the absence of democracy, the erosion of…See More
Dec 31, 2018
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What are your interests and areas of expertise in international relations?
Democracy, Diplomacy, Governance, Justice
Tell everyone a little about yourself and what you hope to gain from the Global Ethics Network.
I am a high school junior passionate about international law and diplomacy. I spent last summer in DC interning at an international law firm and legal non profit, providing me insight into the implications of international law.

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Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

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Northville High School

High School, 11th Grade

“No government can continue good but under the control of the people” (Thomas Jefferson). Democracy is a perpetual bond that welds the people of a nation to their government, ensuring that…

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