Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: democracy

Why the window to prosecute Trump is closing

Holding Trump accountable is not an act of partisanship. It’s a defense of our democracy.

How Ron DeSantis blew up Black-held congressional districts and may have...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made Florida’s congressional map far more favorable to Republicans. Did this violate the state constitution?

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

UK: Fragmentation and decline under conservative rule

Beyond the madness of the Queen's funeral etc.

Living in a sci-fi world

What we’re watching is a tragedy of an unparalleled sort in the making for our children and grandchildren, which leaves me sad beyond words.

Three tons of fascism with a bull bar

Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.

Can the system be saved?

Institutionalism vs. Democracy

The ‘fog’ of democracy

the super rich who run corporate America AKA This Empire use the airwaves and media in general to push their right wing agenda. Sad.

‘A shameful distinction:’ US ranked world’s biggest perpetrator of financial secrecy

"These rankings show how corrupt actors are weaponizing our financial system against democracy here and abroad."

New book argues mandatory voting will fulfill America’s promise of democracy

Miles Rapoport and E.J. Dionne say a healthier political culture and more representative government will result when all eligible citizens vote.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.