Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: democracy

‘Tired of being unsupported and messed with,’ teachers stage a bold...

“Teachers want to have fair ways for us to ensure the public education system continues to provide access to well-supported schools for all kids.”

How ‘America first’ descends to ‘America behind’

Admittedly, “Trump the Rogue Empire-buster” smacks of old-fashioned, comic book cartoon characters – full of sneering menace, contempt and buffoonery. Okay, not...

Democratic winning strategy; positive, constructive, message, take the offensive

The time is ripe for Democrats to step into this void of presidential and Congressional action and take charge.

How young activists turned the old idea of a Green New...

The leading force behind this wave of action is an organization called Sunrise Movement, which launched in 2016 with the immediate goal of making ambitious climate action a key issue in last year’s midterm elections.

Confronting the great American myth

The founders of the United States have the society they wanted—one that keeps people like them in power.

Venezuela: No to intervention, no to Maduro

The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.

A survival guide to two more years

Even an impeachment will drag out for a long time. Here are 7 suggestions for what to do to survive in the meantime.

Trump’s assault on the rule of law

It’s based on three fundamental principles. Trump is violating every one of them.

Making the world work better

Here is hope for a better government – it's based on democracy, but also the Chinese idea of examinations for government officials, the Finnish educational system, and the Cinncinatus system in Rome.

In first floor speech, Ocasio-Cortez condemns Trump shutdown as ‘erosion of...

"The truth is, this shutdown is about the erosion of American democracy and the subversion of our most basic governmental norms."

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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