Sunday, June 7, 2020

Tag: democracy

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.

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.

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If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

New Trump appointee to foreign aid agency has denounced liberal democracy and ‘our homo-empire’

Merritt Corrigan has a history of denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”

DOJ Inspector General investigates prison guards killing inmate with pepper spray

“He died because of the mace. You do not mace an asthmatic...They murdered my son."