Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: democracy

Bernie Sanders on how to block Trump from stealing election &...

Trump recently ramped up his efforts to discredit the election results by suggesting he will refuse to concede if he loses.

Another step towards real democracy

At least some of us are open to change...

How a dire shortage of poll workers imperils American democracy

COVID-19 exacerbated the shortages of poll workers that states and counties already face in every election.

The two parties have failed us, but the people can succeed

We have the ability to make this country ungovernable and if we use that power, we can make demands that cannot be ignored.

The war on democracy

"I don’t know what else to call it when a president is actively curtailing voting rights and doing his damnedest to de-legitimize the election..."

Civil rights hero John Lewis remembered at funeral as ‘patriot who...

“a true American patriot who risked his life and bled for the hope and promise of democracy.”

Ethiopia’s volatile path to democracy

Political parties aligned along ethnic lines intensifies existing divisions; political groups need to evolve that are free from any specific ethnic association.

Killing democracy in America

“We have met the enemy and he is us.”

A vote against crisis

Votes on important issues could take place at any time, and since it would be done via the Internet, voters could vote at any convenient time.

Stand Up America urges lawmakers to pass measure to extend vote-by-mail...

“Lawmakers must act immediately to provide emergency funding to the states to ensure that every eligible voter can cast their ballot this fall.”

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.