Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tag: democracy

The new age of protest

Led by young people, climate strikers blocked traffic on two mornings at the end of last month in Washington, DC. On the...

America’s real divide isn’t left vs. right. It’s democracy vs. oligarchy.

I keep hearing that the Democratic party has moved “left” and that some Democratic candidates may be “too far left”.

Elections in the era of charismatic politics

Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.

‘Fiasco for democracy’ as right-wing supreme court gives green light to...

In a decision voting rights advocates warned could open the floodgates for even more extreme and undemocratic redistricting than what is already...

Democracy desperately needs a reboot

Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.

A Call to Arms: Friends, voters, countrymen

For voters who believed electing a rich man would refill emptied savings accounts.

Republicans, Democrats; solemn oaths of office, the US Constitution

Will the American people, becoming fully aware of all the elements of this impeachment process and the extensive evidence presented, then stand by and support Democrats and also castigate Republicans for their disloyalty to their country?

Chomsky: Nuclear weapons, climate change & the undermining of democracy threaten...

Noam Chomsky looks at how the threat of nuclear war remains one of the most pressing issues facing mankind.

A whopping 75% of FTC officials have revolving door conflicts with...

Corporations have little to fear from an FTC whose leaders held or take jobs helping corporations fight the agency.

We remember Tiananmen, the 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests

“This year, we remember their brave efforts in the face of violence and fight for a new generation to learn and to never forget.”

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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."

U.S. churches are using donations to pay off millions of dollars in medical debt...

These churches have partnered with an amazing non-profit to put a dent in the outrageous amount Americans owe in past due medical bills.

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."