Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tag: democracy

Democracy dies in the light

The problem is that the media continue to operate as if a normal democratic election is being held in this country, when it clearly is not.

Bernie Sanders on how to block Trump from stealing election &...

Trump recently ramped up his efforts to discredit the election results by suggesting he will refuse to concede if he loses.

Another step towards real democracy

At least some of us are open to change...

How a dire shortage of poll workers imperils American democracy

COVID-19 exacerbated the shortages of poll workers that states and counties already face in every election.

The two parties have failed us, but the people can succeed

We have the ability to make this country ungovernable and if we use that power, we can make demands that cannot be ignored.

The war on democracy

"I don’t know what else to call it when a president is actively curtailing voting rights and doing his damnedest to de-legitimize the election..."

Civil rights hero John Lewis remembered at funeral as ‘patriot who...

“a true American patriot who risked his life and bled for the hope and promise of democracy.”

Ethiopia’s volatile path to democracy

Political parties aligned along ethnic lines intensifies existing divisions; political groups need to evolve that are free from any specific ethnic association.

Killing democracy in America

“We have met the enemy and he is us.”

A vote against crisis

Votes on important issues could take place at any time, and since it would be done via the Internet, voters could vote at any convenient time.

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Shell oil plans to blast South African coastline in search for oil and gas

Shell’s oil and gas exploration on South Africa's Wild Coast will be destructive for people and nature. The best way to mitigate the effects of seismic blasting is NOT TO DO IT!!

Supply-chain woes

The “graveyard shift” in a pandemic world...

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Number of Covid boosters given in US exceeds single shots in 8 African nations...

“Our leaders’ failure to help bring the vaccines to everyone, everywhere will keep us on a cruel and never-ending cycle of illness, death, and economic suffering.”