Democracy is never a given—it has to be won through constant struggle against the elites. But one coalition called Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is uniting and empowering people to push back against big-money corporations.
Doug Hughes might have been the delivery carrier when he landed his gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol lawn, but the great majority of Americans are totally on board with his message and his bold effort to shake up and shape up Congress.
The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
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