Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tag: democracy

We can safeguard democracy without giving in to fear and more...

With voter intimidation and political violence on the rise, it’s time to invest in proven nonviolent, civilian-led safety endeavors.


Shooting alone

If only we were to reshape our priorities in enough time to vote in leaders who cared about peace, perhaps our democracy and the ideas that define it wouldn’t be coming apart at the MAGA seams.

Democrats haven’t been this progressive in decades… And Republicans have never...

It's time we tell the truth about how truly different the Democrats and the Republicans are today, especially with both democracy and the rule of law at stake this November.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

Rising democratic discontent: Over 48,000 Washingtonians vote ‘Uncommitted’

In a stunning display of dissent, Washington's Democrats signal deep dissatisfaction with Biden's stance on Gaza, echoing a national trend of uncommitted voters.

War is bad for you—and the economy

The military-industrial complex will have yet another never-ending claim on our scarce national resources.

How to deal with an insurrectionist

Jair Bolsonaro and his top supporters are under investigation for their failed attempt to overthrow the country's democracy.

Sanders sounds alarm: Trump win spells disaster for democracy

In an impassioned warning, Bernie Sanders delves into the dire consequences for American democracy if Donald Trump secures victory in 2024, amidst escalating political and environmental crises.

Trump the terminator?

Could his second presidency signal the end of American global power?

Socialism’s self-criticism and real democracy

Whatever forms of government (including representative-electoral) coexist with class-divided economic systems, the hard reality is that one class rules the other.

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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.