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The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 8 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Protests began a week ago with a class boycott by university and college students, who said they would stand firm until officials meet their demands for reforming the local legislature and withdrawing the requirement that election candidates be screened.
Eric Holder's Five Crucial Failures
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, Obama Administration, Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Democracy, War / Peace )

Judy
- 4 days ago - progressive.org
So Eric Holder is finally resigning as Attorney General. Good riddance! He failed miserably in five crucial areas.
The Coup D'Etat Is Over, the Corporations Won
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, democracy, republicans, corruption, crime, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, elections, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, news )

Jason
- 5 days ago - truthdig.com
Corporate regulation is a must to protect democracy. The rich has used the media to change minds, away from that.
How Billionaires Like the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and Sam Walton Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: billionaires, greed, Koch Brothers, robber barons, Democracy, plutocracy, capitalism )

Freya
- 18 days ago - alternet.org
The Koch brothers are only the most conspicuous among a whole tribe of "self-made" billionaires who imagine themselves architects or master builders of a revamped, rehabilitated America. The resurgence of what might be called dynastic or family capitalism
Exposing The Zionist Nonsense to Bring Peace to the Middle East
World  (tags: Jon Voight, Sara El-Yafi, peace, Middle, East, Israel, Palestine, Israeli, lies, prpoganda, 1948, 1967, Balfour, declaration, UN, partition, plan, only, democracy, Hamas, occupation )

Sam
- 21 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The inaccuracies of the Zionist narrative presented in a compact form.
TAKE ACTION: Join The Coalition to End Citizens United!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Corporate Money, coalition, finance system, democracy )

Dandelion
- 38 days ago - citizens-against-citizens-united.com
Sign the petition demanding Congress restore transparency and accountability to our campaign finance system.
Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, ethics, Robert Reich, Martin Gilens, Benjamin Page, Lippman, democracy )

Lynn
- 39 days ago - alternet.org
Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?
July 4th - Learn the Story Behind The Story - The Great Law   video
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Haudenosaunee, The Great Law, Injunuity, Deganawida, Benjamin Franklin, Hiawatha, Democracy, philadelphia )

Dandelion
- 88 days ago - youtube.com
When settlers arrived in the New World, they encountered the Haudenosaunee, a confederation of tribes that had already been practicing representative democracy for hundreds of years. How much influence did that existing democracy have on us today, a lot.
America's Form Of Capitalism Kills Free Enterprise And Democracy
Business  (tags: capitalism, free enterprise, democracy, greed, corporations, regulation )

Freya
- 108 days ago - occupy.com
Many believe that Capitalism is synonymous with free enterprise and democracy. Capitalism is neither free enterprise nor democracy. After-all, China is now a capitalist country. No one believes that China is a democratic country.
The World's Largest Democracy Might Also Be Its Worst
World  (tags: India, corruption, politics, democracy, world, society )

Cal
- 136 days ago - globalpost.com
India's month-long election kept the police and corruption investigators working overtime.
Democracy Vs Oligarchy - Writing and Video By Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democracy, Republic, Oligarchy, Bernie Sanders, 2010 Supreme Court ruling Citizens Unite, Billionaires, ordinary Americans, USA, political power )

Dandelion
- 159 days ago - sanders.senate.gov
The great political struggle we now face is whether the United States retains its democratic heritage or whether we move toward an oligarchic form of society where the real political power rests with a handful of billionaires, not ordinary Americans.
Chomsky: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Lower Wages And Increase Insecurity
Business  (tags: TTP, TransPacific Partnership, democracy, trade, free trade, corruption, americans, dishonesty, money )

Roseann
- 259 days ago - alternet.org
The political theorist and linguist slams the agreement that has little to do with free trade.
Why Is Environment Canada Shutting Out the Media?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Canada, Harper, science, scientists, muzzling, democracy, environment, Environment Canada )

Michael
- 289 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
In June 2013, the University of Victoria released a report cataloging "systematic efforts by the Government of Canada to obstruct the right of the media -- and through them, the Canadian public -- to timely access to government scientists."
Chris Hedges: Let's Get This Class War Started
Society & Culture  (tags: chris hedges, democracy, economy, government, greed, history, money, oligarchy, politics, rich people, wall street, wealth )

Judy
- 342 days ago - truthdig.com
"We Americans are not usually thought to be a submissive people, but of course we are," Wendell Berry writes. "Why else would we allow our country to be destroyed? Why else would we be rewarding its destroyers?
 

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