Monday, July 22, 2024

Tag: democracy

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.”

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.”

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Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.