Posts Tagged ‘democracy’

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. […]

International Law is dead. Democracy is dead. Personal privacy is dead. Free speech is dead. Free thought is dead. Morality itself is dead.

Death of Israel For the zealot, Zionist West, International Law is dead.  Democracy is dead.  Personal privacy is dead.  Free speech is dead.  Free thought is dead.  Morality itself is dead. Therefore, there will be war. Presently, with Syria and the Axis of Resistance so close to a complete victory over the terrorist invading army […]

The Impact of America’s Wars on Freedoms and Democracy at Home

MINNEAPOLIS – Despite concern that the United States will soon find itself in a major war that could have global consequences, many Americans are uninterested in that eventuality as shown by the minimal attention major geopolitical events, like the recent bombing of Syria or the 17-year-long occupation of Afghanistan, receive compared to the President’s alleged […]

Democracy Now’s “Alt Media” Platform for Humanitarian Imperialism in Syria

NEW YORK CITY — The dust had barely settled after last weekend’s U.S.-led bombing of Syria before a split in the political class developed. While some Beltway figures, media personalities and former officials hailed the bombings, others decried the “limited” nature of the airstrikes. At the grassroots level, a somewhat different debate gripped the left […]

Democracy Now’s “Alt Media” Platform for Humanitarian Imperialism

NEW YORK CITY — The dust had barely settled after last weekend’s U.S.-led bombing of Syria before a split in the political class developed. While some Beltway figures, media personalities and former officials hailed the bombings, others decried the “limited” nature of the airstrikes. At the grassroots level, a somewhat different debate gripped the left […]

Mainstream Media Propaganda – “Extremely Dangerous to Our Democracy”

April 13th, 2018 By Annabelle Bamforth via Truth In Media Media Propaganda Doesn’t Start or End With Sinclair Last week, millions of viewers across the country were subjected not only to a statement concerning “fake news” eerily repeated verbatim by dozens of local television stations across the country, but also to reports uncovering the fact that […]

Fake Fake News Is a Danger to Our Fake Democracy

April 6, 2018 By Truthstream Media Our upside-down world is increasingly on full display as critical thinking is labeled fake news, and proven orchestrated mainstream news scripts are seen as reputable. Maybe the only thing we can agree upon is that “this is extremely dangerous to our democracy.” Aaron & Melissa […]

Clinton: US is witnessing an ‘all-out attack on core values of democracy’

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night warned the U.S. is seeing an attack on the “core values of democracy.” “We are witnessing an all-out attack on core values of democracy: free speech and the rule of law,” Clinton said at the annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards in Washington, D.C., according to Fox News. “A war on […]

This Is Extremely Dangerous to Our Democracy

This Is Extremely Dangerous to Our Democracy April 1st, 2018 Via: Sinclair Broadcast Group: <!– –> <!– AD CAN […]

March On Harrisburg Barnstorms Across Pennsylvania To Restore Democracy

March On Harrisburg Barnstorms Across Pennsylvania To Restore Democracy Above Photo: March on Harrisburg on their three-day march from Lancaster to Harrisburg in November. (Instagram/March on Harrisburg) Last week, the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th District made national headlines when the Democratic candidate for the state legislature, Conor Lamb, beat incumbent Republican Rep. Rick Saccone […]

‘Such a state is not a democracy’: Israeli citizens respond on proposed amendments to Anti-Boycott Law

In 2011, Israel passed the ‘Boycott Law’. The law makes Israeli citizens legally liable if they boycott, or encourage a boycott of an Israeli product, company, or institution, if that boycott “harms the state”. Since then, Israel has been piling up amendments to the original law, and additional legislation that aims to silence opposition to […]

Democracy: Israel delivers eviction orders to villagers in Negev desert despite the fact they are Israeli citizens

     Eviction and demolition orders posted on buildings in Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran that has been the subject of a years-long legal battle Residents of the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran in the Negev (Naqab) desert in southern Israel on Wednesday received eviction and demolition notices which were posted on their doors by Israeli […]

If anyone still thinks that the EU referendum resulting in #Brexit was democracy in action – then it’s time to wake up to reality.

Revealed: The Highjacking of Britain’s EU Referendum By True Publica, We have witnessed in full view how a shadowy global operation involving dark money, big data and American billionaires influenced the result of the EU referendum. If anyone still thinks that the EU referendum resulting in Brexit was democracy in action – then it’s time […]

Is Profit-Maximizing Data-Mining Undermining Democracy?

As many of you know, oftwominds.com was falsely labeled propaganda by thepropaganda operation known as ProporNot back in 2016. The Washington Postsaw fit to promote ProporNot’s propaganda operation because it aligned with the newspaper’s view that any site that wasn’t pro-status quo was propaganda; the possibility of reasoned dissent has vanished into a void of warring accusations of propaganda and “fake news” […]

Managed democracy: Wikileaks release of secret US intelligence assets lists head of Libertarian party

     Documents obtained through Wikileaks reveal that the current Chairman of the Libertarian Party has a relationship with the disgraced Stratfor intelligence group. In late 2011, hackers managed to crack into the databases of the global intelligence firm Stratfor and found a large volume of information that connected the firm with military contractors, government agencies, […]

Teaching Students How To Dissent Is Part Of Democracy

In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the streets, to the media, to corporations and elected officials in protest over gun practices and policies. Responses to these teens have been mixed. Some have celebrated their passion. Some concluded that the students are immature and don’t yet fully grasp longstanding issues with […]

American Democracy and the Deep State: You still don’t know, do you, Mr. Jones?

     A terrible fear is abroad in the land. The MSM has its thongs in a knot with dire warnings that our democracy is being attacked, subverted, betrayed. Between Putin and the Russians and Trump and his clowns the cry is that America teeters on the brink of losing our priceless, cherished democracy. You’re late, […]

The National Endowment For (Meddling In) Democracy

The National Endowment For (Meddling In) Democracy Above Photo: CognitivePlane/ Flickr The quasi-government group follows one rule: the U.S. has an unqualified right to do unto others what others may not do unto the U.S. “They’re meddling in our politics!” That’s the war cry of outraged Clintonites and neocons, who seem to think election interference is […]

Capitalism As Obstacle To Equality And Democracy: The US Story

Capitalism As Obstacle To Equality And Democracy: The US Story Above Photo:  By Coco Curranski | CC BY 2.0 The Cold War displaced the legacies of the New Deal. Time and Trump are now displacing Cold War legacies. Where capitalism was questioned and challenged in the 1930s and into the 1940s, doing that became taboo after […]

Jennifer Lawrence Says She Will Take Break from Acting to ‘Fix Our Democracy’

Jennifer Lawrence is set to take a break from acting. “Hunger Games” star Lawrence revealed her plans while promoting her latest movie “Red Sparrow,” sharing with Entertainment Tonight her ambitions to “fix” democracy in America while she takes a Hollywood hiatus. “I’m going to take the next year off,” Lawrence outlined. “I’m going to be […]

Israeli ‘Democracy’: Illegal settlers attempt to abduct Palestinian boys in West Bank

     Israeli settlers have attempted to abduct two Palestinian children in the village of Madma to the south of the West Bank city of Nablus, Quds Press has reported. A member of the village council Talaat Ziyadeh said that a group of settlers descended from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar, raided the village and chased […]

Gaddafi’s Libya was Africa’s Most Prosperous Democracy, Which is Why He had to go

Contrary to popular belief, Libya, which western media described as “Gaddafi’s military dictatorship”, was in actual fact one of the world’s most democratic States. In 1977 the people of Libya proclaimed the Jamahiriya or “government of the popular masses by themselves and for themselves.” The Jamahiriya was a higher form of direct democracy with ‘the […]

Prof Urges ‘Abolition of White Democracy’ During Lecture

A professor recently encouraged students to break the law in order to “destroy” the system of “white democracy,” saying the American flag doesn’t even represent about half of them. Video footage obtained by The Red Elephants purports to show Diablo Valley College professor Albert Ponce lecturing on “white supremacy in the USA,” at one point […]

Prof Urges ‘Abolition of White Democracy’ During Lecture

A professor recently encouraged students to break the law in order to “destroy” the system of “white democracy,” saying the American flag doesn’t even represent about half of them. Video footage obtained by The Red Elephants purports to show Diablo Valley College professor Albert Ponce lecturing on “white supremacy in the USA,” at one point […]

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