Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tag: democracy

Democratic winning strategy; positive, constructive, message, take the offensive

The time is ripe for Democrats to step into this void of presidential and Congressional action and take charge.

How young activists turned the old idea of a Green New...

The leading force behind this wave of action is an organization called Sunrise Movement, which launched in 2016 with the immediate goal of making ambitious climate action a key issue in last year’s midterm elections.

Confronting the great American myth

The founders of the United States have the society they wanted—one that keeps people like them in power.

Venezuela: No to intervention, no to Maduro

The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.

A survival guide to two more years

Even an impeachment will drag out for a long time. Here are 7 suggestions for what to do to survive in the meantime.

Trump’s assault on the rule of law

It’s based on three fundamental principles. Trump is violating every one of them.

Making the world work better

Here is hope for a better government – it's based on democracy, but also the Chinese idea of examinations for government officials, the Finnish educational system, and the Cinncinatus system in Rome.

In first floor speech, Ocasio-Cortez condemns Trump shutdown as ‘erosion of...

"The truth is, this shutdown is about the erosion of American democracy and the subversion of our most basic governmental norms."

The Trump dictatorship

Democracy is about means, while dictatorship is about ends. Trump uses any means available to achieve his own ends.

Will Trump rule by decree?

This is the clear and present danger that America now faces.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...

Routing the two-tier system: Part III – Education

One of the best education systems in the world belongs to Finland.  Its constitution makes free education a right. Section 16...

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...