America. When the Founders of the United States were pondering the form of government under which the new nation would function, they approached the task with a strong affinity for a democracy, but were keenly aware that all democracies were very short lived.
A nation that has expelled or murdered the majority of its rightful voters, purely on the basis of their ethnic origin, can hardly be called a democracy. “Genocidocracy” would be more like it.
An indictment of American exceptionalism…
By Anthony James Hall The International Mining Pariah, Barrick Gold, Has Many Deep and Incestuous Relationships with Republican Party Politicians and Their Canadian Counterparts. Barrick’s Barricudas Include George H.W. Bush, Newt Gingrich, Brian Mulroney, John Baird, and Nigel Wright. Canada’s PM, Stephen Harper, Has Empowered Barrick’s Operatives to Help Rig Canada’s Federal Election Campaign. Harper […]
Talk Nation Radio Host David Swanson sits down with Cat Zavis for a discussion about the constitution and how to best update it for the new generation of America.
Every major world religion has cultivated feelings of guilt among its believers, none more expertly than the Roman Catholic Church with its dogma inspired by St Augustine…
It’s polling day and Britain faces a miserable choice. Whichever way it goes it’ll be disastrous.
by Jim Fetzer “It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence”–William Clifford The latest development in the abortion debate has North Dakota challenging the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe vs. Wade by declaring that “life begins ‘at fertilization’”, which has the intent of convey the impression that the […]
Indeed a big and major achievement that Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab Spring (Jasmine Revolution) or what left of it was able to usher a new era of democratic reforms and is on the way of building a modern nation state of institutions not one party state or cult dictatorial personalities.
– Jim W. Dean…”And so this Princeton study gives us the “tough doo” news, but sadly limited to the political realm of oligarch power.”
– The word, DEMOCRACY, has been perverted with the most gullible fools being the UN and the American people.
There is a dark force of chaos-merchants afoot in our world who live to cause and then witness the disruption, suffering, enslavement, and death of others.
– Once again we have Uri treading on a topic never discussed much in the US. American media virtually self censors itself on all things Israel.
The USA should stop sponsoring phony “democracy revolutions” around the world. The world – and the American people – should sponsor a “democracy revolution” in the USA.
Phony “98% approval” shows Egypt’s “constitution” is a joke.
How has Iran become coup-proof, Zionist-proof Islamic democracy – while Egypt can’t escape its oppressors?
False-flag al-Sisi death squads in black masks are firing at soldiers to trigger a massacre of democracy supporters.
Get ready for Smart Phone Democracy! The current 18th century system of government used by the USA is about to get its ass kicked by the Smart Phone kids.
The real story behind the military coup in Cairo led by General al-Sissi is much more complex than the western media is reporting
The first of a three-part series of brief articles considering the run-up to the June 14th Iranian presidential elections…
Terms like justice, democracy, freedom and moral accountability are generalized with varied meanings for different people. They also mean something different for citizens of other countries who want to live in America.
I’m tired of the power brokers whose only concern is whether or not the storms of nature and the storms of mankind will affect their outsourced pocketbooks.
Let’s dress in black for “black Tuesday” – to mourn the death of democracy.
Democracy and an educated citizenry go hand in hand. Public education is the great equalizer. America’s founders believed it was insurance against loss of liberty.
Much of the terror has been imported…
In June 2009, Obama orchestrated Honduran President Manuel Zelaya’s ouster. A US supported fascist despot replaced him.
Much of the public seems blind to the truth of major events and issues that have long needed to be addressed openly.
We may have democracy; or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.
Google Bahrain and you will see how inexcusably the popular uprising in the Persian Gulf sheikhdom is being blacked out by the mainstream media and how discriminatingly the Western leaders ignore the vociferous demands of a nation for democracy and social justice.
The U.S. is touted as having a great democracy. Everything good–either real or imagined—is supposedly due to their principles of democracy. Seldom do American politicians or members of the public define or clarify what those principles include.