Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: democracy

Democracy in America Is a Useful Fiction

The civic, patriotic and political language we use to describe ourselves remains unchanged. But the America we celebrate is an illusion.

In Clinton Case, Obama Administration Nullifies 6 Criminal Laws

“If we are a nation “of laws, not of men” (as that old basic description of democracy phrased it), then Ms. Clinton will be prosecuted, at least through the grand jury stage, on (at least) those grounds.”

Four Ways To Fight For Democracy

Following the demonstrations in Washington for voting rights and campaign finance reform, Moyers & Company asked activists to describe how they are carrying the fight forward. This is part of the series.

The Violent Image That America Projects To the World

“That respect and admiration that America once received is being steadily eroded largely because of the policies that the U.S. government is pursuing foreign affairs and domestic matters.”

Merchandised Consumer Democracy: The Cause of the Economic Cancer in the...

Young people have the energy and vision to seek a national virtual referendum of, by and for the People, recognizing and acknowledging that people are unrepresented by their Congress and government, and demanding that the time for change is now.

Ethiopia: Unity in Opposition

“People can only be trapped under a cloak of suppression for so long, eventually they must and will rise up.”

The Top Nine Developments that Defined the Struggle between Democracy and...

“Just as democracy and peace are mutually reinforcing, perpetual war and perpetual corruption are mutually reinforcing. The concentrated power involved in conducting war corrupts; corruption undermines democracy, the surest way to peace.”

The Most Pragmatic Way to Fix American Democracy

The political system we now have is profoundly broken. Bernie Sanders is the most qualified candidate to create the political system we should have.

The Man Who Drowned Democracy With ‘Sewer Money’

Today we can thank Justice Kennedy, who was either poorly informed or willfully ignorant, for turning American democracy into a stinking open sewer.

The Most Critically Important Issue in this Election; Taking our Country...

This upcoming election is an important one for U.S. citizens. It is time to take back democracy with equal opportunities and fairness.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...
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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.