Posts Tagged ‘democratic’

Why it is important today to recall the democratic processes which led to the moratorium on Bt brinjal

At a time when there is widespread apprehension regarding high-power efforts to weaken regulations which have by and large sought to keep away GM foods from India, it will be useful to recall the widely appreciated and admired democratic process during the days of the  UPA government which had led to a decision being taken […]

‘Deeply good man from Searchlight’: Democratic leaders pay tribute to Harry Reid in Nevada

Reid is widely regarded as the most powerful and influential politician from Nevada, transforming the Republican state into a Democratic stronghold that has been blue in every presidential election since 2004. “Without Harry, there would be no Affordable Care Act,” Obama said, acknowledging Reid’s family grew up without health insurance. “When Harry put everything he […]

GOP Sen. Cramer: Joe Manchin Saved the Democratic Party

Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) credited his colleague Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) for saving the Democratic Party with his pledge to vote “no” on the so-called Build Back Better legislation. Cramer explained Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was under pressure from different sides of the Democratic Party, including a possible primary challenge from Rep. Alexandria […]

Subject Surveillance to Democratic Norms and Full Transparency

by Venkatesh Narayanan and Sandeep Pandey   The issue is not privacy – it has never been. Millenials of all stripes today willingly sign-off most of their personal life fully well knowing that Big Tech is openly hoovering up their messages and posts. Mining every word and search term for valuable insights into users’ behaviour […]

Clinton Adviser: The Democratic Party Is ‘DEAD’ After 2022 Elections

Former Bill Clinton adviser Dick Morris has warned that the Democratic Party will almost cease to exist following the 2022 midterm elections. During an interview on New York WABC 770 AM radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Morris told host John Catsimatidis that there would be an “unbelievable wipeout of Democrats.” He added the only remaining Democrats would be “black or […]

How one election left this powerful Democratic organization fighting to survive

News of a federal wiretap didn’t hurt Norcross’ clout. Neither did Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, an ally of public sector unions who hired lawyers to dig deeply into Norcross’ use of the state’s tax incentives. Nor did progressive efforts to disrupt Norcross’ power in the region’s principal city of Camden or its suburbs. Instead, the […]

Ted Cruz, Liz Cheney Spar over Her Chances in 2024: ‘It’s Called the Democratic Primary’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Saturday blasted the possibility of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) running as a Republican for president in the 2024 election, Fox News reported. “Is there a lane for Liz Cheney in New Hampshire in 2024?” CNN asked in a social media post Thursday. Cruz responded to the question by stating, “Yes. […]

New Jersey’s most powerful Democratic boss predicts midterm carnage

“Most of the folks in the Democratic caucuses now realize that the voters are not asking, they’re demanding, for change,” Norcross said. “And we better give it to them. Otherwise, we’re going to end up being a minority party.“ Norcross, who’s previously described himself as a Reagan Democrat and had a strong working relationship with […]

Berlin Wall Crack: Democratic Governor Comes Out Against Biden Vaccine Mandate (The Hill)

Ticker: CDC Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System, COVID “vaccine” possibly linked deaths: 18,000+. Hospitalizations: 88,000+. Permanent disabilities: 28,000+.  Above: Jummai Nache, MN medical worker mandated to take “vaccine,” now quadruple amputee after blood clotting (story here.) Via The Hill By Justin Coleman Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, came out on Friday against President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for […]

Com.P.Suryanarayana, a leader of democratic rights movement of AP

                          Born 1949 June 1 – Died on 2021 Sep 29 Com.P.Suryanarayana, President, Organisation for Protection of Democratic Rights-OPDR, Andhra Pradesh (AP). Nearly 25 leaders of Girijan, rural poor, teachers, and other organisations paid rich and revolutionary tributes to Com.PSN in an inspiring meeting to pay homage to him held on 10th October 2021 in […]

New poll: 44% of Democrats, Democratic-leaning independents don’t want Biden in 2024

The results come amid sinking job-approval ratings for Biden, including those in the new national poll, by NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist. The poll showed 44% of Americans approve of the job Biden is doing as president and 49% disapprove. The numbers compare to 45% approve/46% disapprove in the group’s October poll. In the new poll, 36% of Democrats […]

Virginia Delegate Races Could Reflect National Anti-Democratic Mood

Commentary RICHMOND, Virginia—Some of the many overlooked but critically important offices in the American political landscape are the ones held by state legislators and members of general assemblies. These are the people who are most like us, the ones who live in neighborhoods close to ours, sit in the pews on Sundays and attend the […]

Military Coup in Sudan Ignites Deadly Street Protests, Blow to Democratic Transition

A military coup in Sudan has dealt a sharp reversal to one of Africa’s most heralded and closely watched democratic transitions, igniting street protests by thousands of pro-democracy supporters and triggering a harsh crackdown that left scores of people dead or injured from military gunfire. Early on Monday, the military dissolved Sudan’s transitional government and […]

The ‘Democratic Majority for Israel’ is a hate organization

I argued in my last article that the hatred coming from the Jewish community is not confronted because it comes in the guise of fighting antisemitism. Ten days ago we saw another example of this hatred that has no name. The target was once again Michigan congresswomen Rashida Tlaib. So, what did Tlaib do this […]

Facebook Look to Conservatives for Help Amid Democratic Coup D’etat of the Company

Facebook is hoping that Republican lawmakers will come to their rescue amid an unprecedented coup d’état from Democrats who have vowed to completely take-over and reshape the Big Tech giant. Still reeling from the coordinated Democrat hit job two weeks ago by fake “whistleblower” Frances Haugen, Facebook issued a statement Monday decrying a “gotcha campaign” […]

For Democratic leaders, and Tom Cotton too, Lapid is a rock star who says nothing about Palestine

The big news on our issue in Washington is that Benjamin Netanyahu is gone, and Joe Biden and the Israel lobby are celebrating. Yair Lapid, the foreign minister and alt-PM in the new Naftali Bennett government, came to Washington this week and was treated like a rock star by the lobby. Here at last is […]

Yang officially breaks with Democratic Party

“Breaking up with the Democratic Party feels like the right thing to do because I believe I can have a greater impact this way,” he wrote. “Am I right? Let’s find out. Together.” POLITICO reported early last month that Yang plans to form a third party following his experiences running as a Democrat and what […]

How Iron Dome funding split the Democratic Party on Israel

So where are the Palestinian voices in mainstream media? Mondoweiss covers the full picture of the struggle for justice in Palestine. Read by tens of thousands of people each month, our truth-telling journalism is an essential counterweight to the propaganda that passes for news in mainstream and legacy media. Our news and analysis is available […]

Opinion | The Roots of Democratic Disarray

In shaping their sweeping social spending legislation, with a putative price tag of $3.5 trillion, President Joe Biden and the Democratic congressional leaders have argued that this is what the voters chose last November. And polls do show broad support for universal pre-K, lower prescription drug prices and expanded health care, paid for by higher […]

Here are the German democratic challenges that political parties haven’t discussed | View

The rest of Europe eagerly awaits the outcome of the German federal elections on September 26th, as they are significant for the future politics of the entire continent. This was a strange campaign for German standards. Even perennial domestic themes such as integration, security on the streets and education were sidelined by discussions about the […]

The most powerful network of Democratic donors has a new president

“We are facing existential threats, our democracy is under attack from within,” she said. “The role of the Democracy Alliance and the role of donors now is to invest deeply and urgently and strategically in addressing the crisis we face in our democracy and in building this long-term progressive infrastructure that we need.” Shifman succeeds […]

Biden stresses unity, democratic values in Shanksville

Biden mentioned that he took photos with boys who were wearing Trump hats at the firehouse. “Are we going to, in the next four, five, six, ten years, demonstrate that democracies can work, or not?” he said, before voicing disappointment at the tenor of current political debates, including “the stuff that’s coming out of Florida.” […]

‘You Get Nothing’: Josh Bernstein Calls for Democratic Voters to Be Starved Until Biden Resigns

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Journalist Glenn Greenwald: ‘Merger Between the Democratic Party and the CIA’ Results in Endless War Cheerleading From Liberal Media

Renegade liberal journalist Glenn Greenwald recently appeared on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight where he explained why the fake news media desperately wants troops to be put back into Afghanistan. He explained why he believes the media is turning on Joe Biden, who removed troops abruptly from Afghanistan with the Taliban taking over even faster […]

Former Democratic Party Chair Pleads Guilty to Child Rape – Media Blackout

A former Democfratic Party Chair has pleaded guilty to raping an underage child in 2019, according to local reports. Former North Carolina Democratic Party county chairman, Daniel Ray Green, was sentenced to two years in prison after admitting to having sexual relations with a 14-year-old in 2019. Green had previously chaired the Catawba County Democratic […]

RNC chair lambasts term ‘birthing person’ in rebuke of Democratic leadership

Her invocation of this language is part of a larger movement by the Republican party to politicize transgender-inclusive policies. Across the country, Republican-led state legislatures have moved to ban transgender student athletes from sports after President Joe Biden supported expanding rights for transgender people. Policies like these have become a rallying point for conservatives as […]

Democratic governors tie themselves to Biden

This time, Democratic governors are betting that an ARP-fueled economic comeback, combined with potentially billions more in infrastructure and jobs spending still to come, can supercharge their state economies and their chances for reelection. “We’re very happy about the rescue plan, and we want to give credit where credit is due,” Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers […]

Israel’s attack on Gaza diminished its support among Democratic voters

A new University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll shows that Israel’s recent attack on Gaza hurt its reputation among Democratic voters, particularly young Democratic voters. Almost 70% of Democratic voters, who know where their local lawmakers stand on the issue, now say that their congressional representatives support Israel more than they do. 3,379 American adults were surveyed […]

Democratic “Majority” for Israel?

DMFI vs. Nina Turner In this newsletter I have repeatedly wondered why Democratic Majority for Israel (a lobbying group that’s very name declares a majority of Democrats support the country) refuses to mention foreign policy in their attack ads. If love for Israeli military aid and hatred of the BDS movement are such popular positions […]

Democratic Majority for Israel doesn’t think there’s a Democratic majority for Israel –and neither does Shontel Brown

Nina Turner is leading in the Democratic race for the open House seat in Ohio. The primary election is August 3, and polls show the former Sanders spokesperson and state senator up by “double digits,” says the Hill. Turner has the endorsement of the Plain Dealer and the Cleveland mayor, per news reports, as well […]

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