Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: democracy

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.

This isn’t just a photo of Ivanka Trump. It’s a middle...

Shredding democratic traditions, one image at a time.

Sorry, I can’t give Trump a chance

Our democracy is too important to play nice with a man who campaigned on undermining it.

2016 as prologue, not aberration

Our media is strangling our democracy, and without a course correction it will only get worse.

Is This Election Inspiring a Democratic Awakening?

A citizen-centered view of democracy emphasizing the agency of the people was widespread in the civil rights movement and is emerging again in the 21st century.

Laboratories of Democracy

Perhaps it's time to for the Democrats' strategic geniuses and the rest of us to pay a bit more attention to state rep/senate races.

An Open Letter to the People of Brazil

“In the struggle to make this world the place of peace, justice and environmental sustainability that it could be, the people of Brazil have been playing an inspirational role.”

Ed Norton Occupies the World

“Empires fold up when either they get overrun or their citizens have had enough.”

Invasion of the Empire’s Pods

“The empire’s pods have subjugated our populace into believing in this Amerikan Exceptionalism that allows it to get away with phony pre-emptive wars and occupations.”

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman