Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: democracy

You get what you pay for: If money is speech, can...

This is not the sort of democracy the Framers had in mind, but if there is no distinction between private wealth and political influence, it’s the sort we’d better get used to.

The death of the republic

The relationship between the state and the citizen who is watched constantly is one of master and slave.

With the walls closing in on him, his presidency unraveling, Trump...

Should he be removed from his presidency by either impeachment or through his resignation, America will then have an opportunity to recover from these vicious attacks on its democracy.

What other countries know: Fairer representation makes a stronger democracy

A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.

Insurgency, ethnic cleansing and democracy in Myanmar

Myanmar’s transition from military to civilian government demonstrates that building even a severely curtailed representative democracy with respect for minority rights is a hard task.

America’s democracy is morphing into a combination of a dictatorship, an...

The foundations of this system of unlimited power and control over U.S. citizens have been developing over some time under various presidents.

Ten points for Democracy activists

Take the viewpoint of the public good, not corporate profiteering.

An out of control president, the GOP, and the specter of...

America has now arrived at the point at which the survival of our democracy is clearly at stake.

Post-fascist Europe tells us exactly how to defend our Democracy

Have your passports ready, watch your language, and other advice from a Yale history professor.

Empowering the people: More, not less democracy is the answer

We should always worry when elites begin to tell us that there’s too much democracy.

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Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
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Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable for climate crisis...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.