Democracy: A Journal of Ideas congratulates Susan Rice, a member of its Editorial Committee, for her appointment today to be United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Rice has been a member of Democracy‘s Editorial Committee since the journal’s inception in 2006.
In addition to Rice, other thinkers and writers involved with the journal have taken
an active role in the planning of the new administration. Christopher Edley, a member
of the journal’s Editorial Committee, is serving on the transition’s Advisory Board. Democracy contributors Derek
Sherwood-Randall and Gayle
Smith are also
playing key roles in the transition process.
Indeed, the Philadelphia Inquirer
recently noted that “one way to guess what
Obama might do” as president is to look to Democracy,
and the Christian Science Monitor
the place where “the Democratic Party is