Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: democracy

Thou Shalt Not Kill

The U.S. military machine has committed egregious war crimes and serves not to democracy or freedom, but corporate profit. We should think before we bow to glorious violence and war.

You’ve Been Scammed!

Tom Engelhardt discusses how our new hybrid system fits the Constitution, the classic tripartite separation of powers and the idea of democracy increasingly poorly. And warns recent college grads who are about to enter the “real world,” you're already in it.

The Uncivil War Raging Across America

The current way government is running and the power the corporate elite have in politics has deterred the average American citizen from taking pride in one's country. An uncivil war is what has occurred here and it is time to make a change.

The Empire’s Final Frontier: Re-Colonize the Homeland

America, after a 225-year experiment with relative freedom, is morphing back into a grim colony. "The empire" has no king, no permanent kingpin, nor evinces widespread controls over all sorts of majority behavior.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

America’s Democracy is No More; Can We Ever Restore it?

Democracy is a government governed by the people and many citizens believe this is still how the United States is running. But in today’s society, unfortunately, we are living in a country controlled by the wealthy. People need to join together to change this.

This Red State Broke Up Utility Monopolies in Favor of a...

The citizens of Nebraska used their democratic process to create a socialized, public-owned, citizen-governed utility company. If Nebraska did it, then the rest of America should too and end the concentration of private power companies.

Loyalty to Country Must Always Prevail Over Loyalty to Government

Just because you do not necessarily agree with what the government does and the laws and bills they pass, does not mean you are disloyal to your country. The government is supposed to be there to protect the citizens, but lately the one percenters and corporate giants have government's attention.

Why Are We Taxpayers Subsidizing Corporate Crime?

America's laws help deter corporate crime and force victims to help subsidize criminals. It's shameful that the corporate-financed lawmakers legalize such criminality. Are corporate-coddling judges now playing the same disgraceful game?

Trading US Democracy for Corporate Profits with TPP

The current trade deals being talked about in the U.S. is an ugly reality that American democracy no longer exists. The American government is loyal solely to giant corporations and their wealthy capitalist owners who so easily influence legislative decisions.

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Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

Diet’s hidden dangers: Unveiling PFAS in everyday foods

A groundbreaking study reveals how processed meats, teas, and restaurant meals could be stealthily elevating PFAS levels in our bodies, shedding light on the unseen chemical consequences of our dietary choices.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."

Capital One announces plan to buy Discover

Capital One announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion.

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA's cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide."