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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
- 96 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
- 127 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
- 180 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?
International Day of Democracy!
World  (tags: Democracy, Peace )

Ben
- 216 days ago - un.org
Democracy is a universal value based on the freely expressed will of people to determine their own political, economic, social and cultural systems and their full participation in all aspects of their lives...
Chomsky: The U.S. Behaves Nothing Like a Democracy, But You'Ll Never Hear About It in Our 'Free Press'
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, world, free press, Chomsky, plutocracy, democracy, really existing capitalist democracy, RECD, capitalism, Wall Street, Jobs, deficit, austerity, Europe )

Lynn
- 245 days ago - alternet.org
... Chomsky lays out how the majority of US policies are practically opposite of what wide swathes of the public wants. ... American power is diminishing, as it has been in fact since its peak in 1945, but it's still incomparable. And it's dangerous. ...
Foreign NGOs Must Close in Egypt, Court Rules
World  (tags: Egypt, kairo, courts, NGOs, closing, Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, democracy, Konrad-Adenauer Foundation )

Angelika
- 319 days ago - dw.de
A court in Cairo has sentenced 43 non-profit workers, among them Egyptians and at least 15 foreign employees of several non-governmental orgs to jail sentences. It has also ordered the permanent closure of branches of several NGOs includiding KAS
Free the Press, Buy the Tribune Company ! The Biggest Fundraiser Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: Tribune, press, newspapers, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Koch Brothers, Rupert Murdoch, The Other 98%, Indiegogo, fundraiser, democracy, free press )

Angelika
- 334 days ago - indiegogo.com
Your ONE chance to buy democracy back, help make the Tribune community owned! See the details at site and in comments.
Hidden Power Grab Stops Communities From Deciding Their Own Futures
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: local politics, state politics, democracy, ethics, government, elections, media, lies, usa, americans, freedoms )

Cal
- 344 days ago - alternet.org
Increasingly states are quashing the power of local governments--and thwarting innovation.
Self Governance! Are We Ready for the Future?
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', equalmoney, self-governance, democracy, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, society, UnitedNations, world, ethics, government, humans, Refugees&Relief, blog, children, news, humanrights, media, GoodNews, goodnews )

Bernard
- 367 days ago - marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com
Throughout history we have being ruled by the so-called 'Divine Powers' that were endowed to people in the elites/ royalties that became our governments, monarchs, kings and authorities - when will we become the Answer?
Motion to Amend the US Constitution ~ Sign the Petition ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, ethics, government, constitution, democracy, citizens united, americans )

Nancy
- 393 days ago - movetoamend.nationbuilder.com
We, the People of the United States of America, reject the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United and other related cases, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations...
Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?
Business  (tags: Noam Chomsky, capitalism, U.S. economic system, plutocracy, democracy, "really existing capitalist democracy", (RECD), renewable energy, science, education, ALEC, climate change, IPCC, tar sands, indigenous societies, "rights of nature" )

Judy
- 408 days ago - alternet.org
Capitalism as it exists today is radically incompatible with democracy. There is "capitalism" and then there is "really existing capitalism."
Use the State of the Union to Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Get Big Money Out of Politics ACTION LINK US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, ethics, government, constitution, democracy, citizens united, americans )

Nancy
- 444 days ago - care2.com
Eleven states and nearly 500 cities and towns have joined this call. We petition President Obama to use the State of the Union to call for a constitutional amendment to reduce the influence of money in our political system and restore democracy to the ...
FDR's 47 Percent: Will The Democrats Finally Heed Their Voices?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FDR, democracy, americans, ethics, government, economy, republicans, politics )

Carrie
- 500 days ago - nationalmemo.com
President Obama should use the fiscal cliff to shift the debate away from deficits and take on the inequality that's undermining our democracy.
THE KINGDOM OF FACEBOOK: HOW THE CULT OF SHARING TURNED INTO A GREEDY MONARCHY
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, politics, society, internet, society, media, cyberspace, democracy, rules, participation, worldwide webnews, politics, society, rights, ethics, freedoms, internet )

Cal
- 504 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Facebook has just announced that it would no longer be asking members for their input when changing the rules - such as data protection rules. This is not just a technical detail. It is an open admission that maybe Zuckerberg wasn't really serious about d
Our Words Are Our Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, confucius, criticism, democracy, election 2012, journalism, language, rectification of names )

Judy
- 536 days ago - truthdig.com
Calling lies "lies" and theft "theft" and violence "violence," loudly, clearly, and consistently, until truth becomes more than a bump in the road, is a powerful aspect of political activism.
 

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