Posts Tagged ‘democracy’

Democracy in action YET AGAIN: Billionaires earn $10.2 TRILLION thanks to Covid crisis

    Thanks to a Guardian report, we’re found out about some really really upsetting and troubling thing. Had it not been for this report, we wouldn’t have known about it so basically the report is saying that the world’s billionaires “did extremely well” during the coronavirus pandemic, growing their already-huge fortunes to a record […]

Too Much Democracy

Brother Nathanael Channel, BroVids Too Much Democracy October 8 2020 Watch: ‘Censor-Free!’ HERE! ___________________________________+Brother Nathanael’s Amazing Videos! Demonology Of The Democrat Party Here Black Lives Matter-Who Benefits? Here The Devil’s Retirement Plan Here The Tyranny Of Kamala Harris Here +BN Classics On BitChute! Elections For Jews Only Here Will Hagee Have A Rapture? Here Layers […]

How Ecuador’s Democracy Is Being Suffocated

Above image: Coat of arms of Ecuador. A recent poll showed that if Andrés Arauz Galarza were allowed to run in Ecuador’s presidential election of 2021, he would win in the first round with 45.9 percent of the vote. The pollsters found that Arauz—who was the minister of knowledge and human talent from 2015 to 2017—wins across “all […]

Venezuela: Democracy Versus Blockade

Venezuela: Democracy Versus Blockade Above photo: Bill Hackwell. On December 6 there will be elections in Venezuela to elect all the deputies to the National Assembly (NA), an event of extraordinary political transcendence. But before going into that subject I will mention the elections that will be held in several Latin American countries in the coming […]

From Israel to the U.S., deepfake videos are becoming a major threat to democracy

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Venezuela – A Tribute for Endless Pursuit of Democracy

September 19, 2020 by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog Venezuela is again the shining light of Democracy – pushing ahead with the 6 December National Assembly (NA) elections – despite the endless challenges of covid – of sanctions, of embargos, of confiscation of foreign assets, and even of a totally illicit blockage of reserve […]

Unipolar Spin: Why Imperial Leftists Vilify Russia’s Social Democracy

Source Joaquin Flores September 14, 2020 A lie told a thousand times becomes the truth. In reading countless articles from the Atlantic Council press outlets (NYT, WaPo, VICE News, et al), we take for granted that modern Russia is a right-wing regime controlled by an authoritarian personality bent on total domination. As a result, the […]

Another step towards real democracy

Did you know that a drag queen was elected last year as a neighborhood councilwoman in Silver Lake, CA, an area in Los Angeles? She ran against Adam Schiff for Congress this past March (lost, of course).  But I think this is an important positive thing in our political history. I know nothing about her […]

How a dire shortage of poll workers imperils American democracy

Image Credit: REUTERS/Gary Cameron This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Kristi Serwin knows that Americans clamoring for social justice and decent treatment of working people can correct the nation’s course only with a fair, accessible election. But she’s also observed the nation’s dire shortages of poll workers result in long lines and […]

Evidence the U.S. Is a Dictatorship, Not a Democracy

September 10, 2020 by Eric Zuesse for the Saker Blog On September 2nd, Pew Research — one of America’s most respected polling organizations — issued findings from their survey of 11,001 U.S. adults between July 27 and Aug. 2, 2020, regarding three important questions that are indicative of whether or not Americans believe the U.S. Government […]

President Trump Is an ‘Accomplice’ in Putin’s Attempts to Undermine Democracy In US Says Pelosi

President Trump is an “accomplice” to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attempts to undermine America’s democracy according to Nancy Pelosi. Speaking to MSNBC on Sunday, Pelosi was asked if Trump was engaged in voter suppression. Breitbart reports: Pelosi said, “Yes, indeed. I think that’s exactly what his purpose is. It’s to say why should you vote, your vote […]

Dem Sen. Rosen: Must Reverse USPS Changes to ‘Protect Our Democracy’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) stated that the Senate must vote on the House’s Post Office bill to reverse changes made to the Post Office “in order to save the Postal Service and protect our democracy.” “Hi, I’m Senator Jacky Rosen, and I’m proud to represent the great state of Nevada […]

Netanyahu used to say democracy is the only path to Mideast peace. What happened?

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Netanyahu used to say democracy is the only path to Mideast peace. What happened?

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For Democracy And Transparency In The Plurinational State Of Bolivia

Above photo: Protest in Bolivia. Corrado Scropetta. Members of the Progressive International call on the UN and the Supreme Electoral Tribunal to guarantee fair elections in Bolivia. We are witnessing the systematic destruction of democracy at the hands of the de facto government of Jeanine Añez and its allied forces of repression in the streets, on […]

For Democracy And Transparency In The Plurinational State Of Bolivia

Above photo: Protest in Bolivia. Corrado Scropetta. Members of the Progressive International call on the UN and the Supreme Electoral Tribunal to guarantee fair elections in Bolivia. We are witnessing the systematic destruction of democracy at the hands of the de facto government of Jeanine Añez and its allied forces of repression in the streets, on […]

For Democracy And Transparency In The Plurinational State Of Bolivia

Above photo: Protest in Bolivia. Corrado Scropetta. Members of the Progressive International call on the UN and the Supreme Electoral Tribunal to guarantee fair elections in Bolivia. We are witnessing the systematic destruction of democracy at the hands of the de facto government of Jeanine Añez and its allied forces of repression in the streets, on […]

No democracy can last for very long

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Why Trump’s attacks on mail-in ballots are a desperate attempt to undermine democracy

This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Joel Buchanan’s stomach turned when he watched poll workers deny ballots to Latinx voters ostensibly because the names and addresses on their driver’s licenses didn’t match those on election records. And his blood boiled when election officials closed polling stations in poor neighborhoods, deliberately disenfranchising citizens […]

Obama’s Warning About End of American Democracy ‘Scared Me’ Says Rachel Maddow

MSNBC hosts got all emtional on Wednesday as they discussed Barack Obama’s convention speeches. Rachel Maddow even confessed that there were parts of Obama’s ‘powerful’ speech on the third night of the Democratic convention, that actually “scared her.” “President Obama’s speech tonight slayed me,” said Maddow. “I’m sure people will have different opinions about it […]

Obama Vows Biden Will Save US Democracy & Solve All America’s Problems

Barack Obama vowed that his former VP Joe Biden will save US democracy and solve all the country’s problems in his speech to the Democratic convention. While holding up Biden as a panacea for America’s troubles, Obama launched a blistering attack on Donald Trump. He claimed Trump was using his power in office to help […]

Democrats kick off convention to nominate Biden and ‘save’ democracy

MILWAUKEE, United States (AFP) — US Democrats opened their unprecedented online nominating convention Monday with a show of unity behind Joe Biden, as former first lady Michelle Obama said the party’s presidential candidate “knows what it takes” to lead the nation out of crisis. With the Democratic Party poised to officially anoint the 77-year-old Biden as […]

How the Guardian betrayed not only Corbyn but the last vestiges of British democracy

It is simply astonishing that the first attempt by the Guardian – the only major British newspaper styling itself as on the liberal-left – to properly examine the contents of a devastating internal Labour party report leaked in April is taking place nearly four months after the 860-page report first came to light. If you are a Labour party […]

ACH (1305) Mischa Popoff – Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Democracy But Were Afraid To Ask

ACH (1305) Mischa Popoff – Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Democracy But Were Afraid To AskTHE ACH SHOW In today’s show originally broadcast on July 24 2020, Andy is joined by Mischa Popoff, for a show entitled, “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Democracy But Were Afraid To Ask.” We discussed: the […]

Do You Believe In Freedom? In Democracy? Then Stop Voting

The Facts: Sexual abuse of young children have long been associated with the Catholic Church. Reflect On: Who we are worshiping, and the institutions we so easily and our power over to. Are these who we consider our spiritual leaders? Last Thursday, at the end of an emergency summit in Rome with the Pope, 34 […]

الديمقراطية: تلازم السلطة والمعارض  (Democracy: Convergence of power and opposition)

بقلم منذر هنداوي لا يمكن للسياسة أن تتطور بدون توصل المجتمع إلى قناعة بضرورة وجود معارضة تؤمن بالعملية الديمقراطية وبعَلمانية الدولة. نجاح أي حكم رهن بوجود معارضة قادرة على أن تدقق بكل تصرفات الحكومة وتنتقد وتبين كل الثغرات بقراراتها وتصرفاتها واحتمالات إساءة استخدام السلطة. وظيفة المعارضة أن تعمل كجهاز إنذار مبكّر ينبه إلى انحرافات الحكومة […]

Ancient Athens: A Spirited and Nativist Democracy

Guillaume Durocher, The Occidental Observer, 1 June 2018 The Persian Empire was driven by a certain logic, certain feedback loops pertaining to domestic conditions and foreign relations, which led to that great state’s steady expansion.[1] The waves of this expansion were finally dashed on the rocks of Greek freedom, embodied in the city-states of Athens […]

Nicaragua,Venezuela: One Enemy, One Fight For Democracy

Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are all targets of the U.S. government because they challenge control of Latin America and the Caribbean by Western corporate elites and their local allies. By means of soft coups these interests have – at least for now – taken power in Brazil and Argentina, hijacked the government in Ecuador […]

US supports Venezuela’s democracy by accusing Maduro of drug profiteering ahead of elections

The “second most powerful man in Venezuela,” Diosdado Cabello, immediately brushed aside the accusations and new US sanctions introduced against him for allegedly heading a drug ring. He said such slander would only strengthen the ruling party’s candidate, Maduro, to win Sunday’s elections. “In truth I feel liberated, that imperialism is busy persecuting this humble […]

What the United States Could Learn from Venezuelan Democracy

When the Venezuelan elections are held on May 20, much of the world’s media, trailing the U.S. Department of State, will have already denounced the elections as “non-democratic” before they have even taken place. Mainstream media in the United States repeatedly called for early elections during the months of Venezuela’s violent guarimba protests in 2017. […]

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