Posts Tagged ‘democratic’

Democratic fascism

Sunil Ambedkar analyses the implications of the recent violence in the Bihar Assembly In the history of the Indian democratic System, this is the first time that the ruling party used security personnel and force to shut down the voices of the opposition parties inside the Vidhan Sabha in the state of Bihar. That this […]

Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock Deletes Heretical ‘We Are Able To Save Ourselves’ Tweet

Democratic senator and false teacher Raphael Warnock deleted a heretical tweet that was posted to his Twitter account, which read, in part, “…we are able to save ourselves.” The post was made in regard to the religious holiday of “Easter” and suggested that beyond the “resurrection of Jesus Christ” men can “save” themselves by helping […]

Michele Bachmann Says the Election Was ‘A Coup’ and H.R. 1 Will ‘Forever Cement’ Democratic Control

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New definition of antisemitism includes progressive ‘threat’ to Democratic Party support for Israel

Now that the Biden administration and dozens of European governments have adopted the IHRA definition of antisemitism that makes it antisemitic to single out Israel for criticism or compare Israel to Nazi Germany, an Israeli thinktank wants to take the definition further. Merely excluding Israel from the progressive agenda, and thereby endangering Israel’s bipartisan support […]

New York City’s once-powerful Democratic bosses sit out mayor’s race

“We have heard reported over and over again that there is not a Queens candidate running for mayor. That is not true. I am the Queens candidate,” Adams, who grew up in Queens, told its Democratic county organization at a virtual forum earlier this month. “This is a borough that is dear to my heart.” […]

Israel’s entry ban on citizens ‘unparalleled in democratic world,’ watchdog says

The Israel Democracy Institute on Sunday challenged Israel’s coronavirus restrictions on entry to the country that have left thousands of Israelis stranded abroad, saying they constitute an extreme erosion of rights that could infringe on citizens’ rights to vote in the March 23 elections. The institute submitted an opinion paper to Deputy Attorney General Raz […]

Sen. Tim Scott Blows Whistle on Democratic Party: ‘They Are 100% Socialist Now’

Senator Tim Scott has warned that the modern Democratic Party has transformed into a 100% socialist party. On Thursday, Sen. Scott told Fox News that the Democratic Party has so fully embraced opens border and defunding of police forces that it “is a socialist party now.” You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree […]

Sitrep: How Democratic is China?

February 21, 2021 Locally called Happy Grandpa By Godfree Roberts – selected from his extensive weekly newsletter : Here Comes China You can get it here:  https://www.herecomeschina.com/#subscribe Having recently read Godfree’s latest book, Why China Rules the World, I learned about trial spots, the history of these and how basically everything that is accepted by the population, gets trialed first, […]

“The Trans-Atlantic Alliance Is Back”: Biden Vows To Defend “Democratic Progress” In 1st Address To Global Audience

He didn’t specifically invoke Trump by name, but the implications were clear when Biden said before the Munich event, “America is back, the transatlantic alliance is back, and we are not looking backward. We are looking forward together.” And further at a moment when US-NATO relations are somewhat strained after four years of Trump hounding […]

Condemning BDS and promising to visit Israel are price of entry in Democratic race for NY mayor

The race for the Democratic nomination to be NY’s mayor is heating up, and Israel is a big part of the discussion. This makes sense because there are so many Jewish Democratic voters in New York; and support for Israel is still a reliable Jewish issue, especially among the orthodox. And so we see the […]

Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin Falsely Claims Trump Supporters Took Part in “Burning of a Church”

The New York Times has amplified claims by “experts” who are calling for Joe Biden to appoint a “reality czar,” prompting critics to compare the idea to the Ministry of Truth in George Orwell’s 1984. In an article entitled ‘How the Biden Administration Can Help Solve Our Reality Crisis’, the NYT’s Kevin Roose cites “experts” […]

Opening The Door To A More Democratic UAW

Above photo: The Auto Workers struck General Motors in 2019. A referendum on direct elections of top officers creates an opening for new leadership and new strategy in a union that has accepted wave after wave of concessions during seven decades of one-party rule. Jim West/jimwestphoto.com. In December the leadership of the United Auto Workers […]

Here It Comes: Democratic Victories Encourage Republican Attacks on Voting

Republican officials in Pennsylvania and Georgia are responding to Democratic victories in 2020 with new efforts to make voting more difficult, and they’re being cheered on by the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins, who called it “some of the best news” of the year so far in his “Washington Watch” newsletter Friday. Voting by mail […]

Democratic lawmakers slam Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians in occupied West Bank

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Tucker: Democratic Party is planning a war on half of America

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‘We Don’t Want Biden; We Want Revenge!’: Antifa Riots in Portland, Smashing Democratic HQ

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> PORTLAND (Newsweek) — Around 150 antifa protesters vandalized the Oregon Democrats head office in Portland on Wednesday night before descending on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility, hours after Joe Biden was sworn in as president. Videos circulating on Twitter showed antifa protesters […]

Former New York State Democratic Party Leader Receives Vaccine in Florida: ‘I Probably Wouldn’t Have Gotten It by Now in New York’

Former New York State Democratic Party leader John Sullivan, who worked as the upstate coordinator for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) 2014 reelection campaign, received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine in Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) Florida, admitting he “probably wouldn’t have gotten it by now in New York.” Sullivan, 73, is a resident of […]

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox prefer a Jewish state to a democratic one, survey finds

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Our Democratic Prospects: What The Ming Dynasty Can Tell Us

‘Good government’ has always rested on equitable distributions of wealth and power. How best to understand the assault on the Capitol this week? Might some historical perspective help us better comprehend how endangered our democracy has become? Could that perspective point us to a more promising post-Trump path? A global team of anthropologists from the […]

Protesting is Democratic Until it Turns Violent

Across the world, we watched in disbelief as the news unfolded, and took in live video of the protesters, as they breached the Congress of the United States of America. From Azerbaijan, I held my hand to my face, and called for my daughter to witness the news. She is grown up now – aware […]

‘One State is a Game Changer’: A Conversation with Ilan Pappe and Awad Abdelfattah on the One Democratic State Campaign 

Written by  Ramzy Baroud and Romana Rubeo As the US ruling elites have fully succumbed to Israel’s political discourse on Palestine, the Israeli government of right-wing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, may feel that it, alone, is capable of determining the future of the Palestinian people. This conclusion is, perhaps, gleaned from Israel’s behavior in recent […]

‘The Democratic World Has Been Weakened’: Hong Kong Activist Decries Capitol Hill Mobs

A prominent democracy advocate in Hong Kong said that the United States had fallen far in his eyes after crowds of President Donald Trump’s supporters descended upon Capitol Hill on Wednesday, while officials in mainland China were quick to point out a so-called “double standard” in the words that U.S. officials used to describe protests […]

Republican Would Consider Democratic Effort to Impeach Trump After Capitol Assault

FILE PHOTO: US Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) speaks during the third day of Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, October 14, 2020. Photo: Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS At least one Senate Republican would consider supporting a possible effort by congressional Democrats to […]

US Democratic lawmakers vow to investigate police after Capitol breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — US lawmakers are vowing an investigation into how law enforcement handled Wednesday’s violent breach at the Capitol, questioning whether a lack of preparedness allowed a mob to occupy and vandalize the building. US Capitol Police, who are charged with protecting Congress, turned to other law enforcement for help with the mob that […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Newest Jewish Democratic Senator

He’ll join a robust Jewish Senate delegation. Eight other Senate Democrats identify as Jewish, including New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, who goes from minority leader to majority leader with Ossoff and Warnock’s elections. (Michael Bennet of Colorado does not identify as Jewish, but his mother is a Holocaust survivor and he says his family history […]

2020 Witnessed the Deliberate Destruction of Democratic Rights Organizations in India

The large scale destruction of lives and livelihoods in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in India and its inept handling by the government has been accompanied by another sort of destruction, much more deliberate and calculated. It is the destruction of the democratic rights organizations (DROs) of India, as part of a vicious plan […]

How Trump transformed ‘quid pro quo’ from Democratic slur to diplomatic triumph

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Democratic Chairwoman Calls for Repeal of Hyde Amendment Barring Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

Photo Credit: Laurie Schaull/Wikipedia During a congressional hearing this week on “abortion affordability,” Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., who will lead the House Appropriations Committee beginning next year, argued that the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits using taxpayer dollars for elective abortions, is “discriminatory” because it places a financial obstacle in front of low income mothers seeking an […]

Halie Soifer promoted to CEO of Jewish Democratic Council of America

Halie Soifer, Jewish Democratic Council of America’s (JDCA)  first executive director, has been promoted to JDCA’s first Chief Executive Officer in recognition of her work over the past two years that helped tremendously the growth of the organization, including successfully mobilizing the Jewish vote in the 2020 US election, the organization announced on Wednesday.This promotion […]

Halie Soifer Named CEO of Jewish Democratic Council of America

Halie Soifer, Jewish Democratic Council of America‘s (JDCA) executive director, has been named JDCA’s first CEO on Dec. 8. The promotion is in recognition of the growth of the organization under her leadership over the past two and a half years. “We’re proud to recognize the contributions Halie has made to our organization and the Jewish American […]

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