Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: democracy

The beginning of the end of democracy as we know it?

Will history record that Republican senators were more united in their opposition to democracy than Democratic senators are in their support for it?

Democracy: On the precipice?

If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.

The greatest danger to American democracy

American democracy is at an inflection point.

The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Tell the Senate to pass the For the People Act

It's time we ask our Senators to take immediate action and protect the vote.

Voting rights IS democracy

Democrats are talking about reforming the filibuster to keep Republicans from blocking the For the People Act.

‘Hijacking of democracy in plain sight’: Georgia GOP transforms 2-page bill...

“Surprising advocates, legislators, and voters with a nearly 100-page bill is undemocratic and unacceptable.”

Could the left withstand a coup attempt if it ever won...

Two of the organizers who trained Americans to defend against a Trump-led coup explain how to minimize the threats to democracy going forward.

Biden should stop payment on US funds to Sisi’s Egypt

They should put a “stop payment” on the U.S. taxpayer-funded check that has enabled Sisi to operate with impunity.

The sedition that nobody’s talking about

These CEOs and their corporations don’t actually care about protecting democracy. They care only about protecting their bottom line.

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.