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The World's Largest Democracy Might Also Be Its Worst
World  (tags: India, corruption, politics, democracy, world, society )

Cal
- 97 days ago - globalpost.com
India's month-long election kept the police and corruption investigators working overtime.
International Day of Democracy!
World  (tags: Democracy, Peace )

Ben
- 340 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...
Foreign NGOs Must Close in Egypt, Court Rules
World  (tags: Egypt, kairo, courts, NGOs, closing, Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, democracy, Konrad-Adenauer Foundation )

Angelika
- 443 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
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
- 491 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?
BURMA: Dismantling a Dictatorship - Peacefully
World  (tags: world, Burma, Myanmar, democracy, creating democracy, politics, interesting, goodnews, GoodNews, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, news, asia )

Cal
- 941 days ago - ipsnews.net
As he dismantles a 50-year military dictatorship without a shot being fired, Burmese President Thein Sein is resorting to the political art of compromise.
Vladimir Putin's 'Managed Democracy' Faces Key Test in Russia
World  (tags: world, Russia, elections, democracy, Putin, asia, politics, news, interesting, government, ethics )

Cal
- 995 days ago - csmonitor.com
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has trumpeted a system of 'managed democracy' that has virtually guaranteed his party's grip on Russian politics - until now.
Analysis: Russia Still Lags on Democracy 20 Years After Coup
World  (tags: world, Russia, democracy, politics, society, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, interesting, government )

Cal
- 1101 days ago - news.yahoo.com
wenty years after a coup in which hardline communists made a last, desperate attempt to save the Soviet Union, Russia is still traveling the long and bumpy road to democracy.
You Call This a Democracy?   video
World  (tags: UK, Democracy, voting, corruption, government, politics )

Dandelion
- 1102 days ago - youtube.com
"If voting changed anything, they would abolish it." - Ken Livingstone, former Lord Mayor of London. This man is priceless, he tells it like it is and the visual to this is right on. This is about the UK but I can relate living in the USA.
URGENT ACTION FOR BURMA
World  (tags: Democracy, human rights, political freedom )

Lyne
- 1147 days ago - avaaz.org
Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's movement for democracy in Burma is hanging in the balance this week, with the regime threatening a brutal response to her call to free political prisoners.
First Step for Myanmar?
World  (tags: humanrights, government, freedoms, asia, Myanmar, Burma, junta, general elections, views, first step, corrupt and brutal regime, democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, ASEAN )

Naoko
- 1377 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
There are two ways to look at the parliamentary elections held Nov.7 in Myanmar, the first such vote in that country in 20 years. The first is that the vote is a cynical exercise designed to provide a veneer of legitimacy to a corrupt and brutal regime.
Tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr
World  (tags: Peace, Non-Violence, Democracy, Equality )

Ben
- 1496 days ago - care2.com
Martin Luther King was a Nobel Peace Prize winner and one of the principal leaders of the American civil rights movements... "I have a dream"...
World Press Freedom Day, May 3
World  (tags: Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Expression, Democracy, Human Rights )

Ben
- 1572 days ago - portal.unesco.org
World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the globe every May 3rd, representing an opportunity to commemorate the fundamental principles of press freedom and to pay solemn tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the line of duty...
Share 95 Cultural Cleansing in Iraq
World  (tags: Iraq war culture cleansing n terror, advance, democracy )

Uhoud
- 1615 days ago - truthout.org
With the anniversary of the war waged in Iraq, I think of what I wrote seven years ago: that this illegal invasion had nothing to do with the war on terror, but was planned well in advance, and was not about democracy but about the destruction of Iraq.
How Credible Is Human Rights Watch on Cuba?
World  (tags: Cuba, Latin America, revolution, egalitarianism, egalitarian, equality, HumanRights, humanrights, democracy, socialism, capitalism, corporations, HRW, Human Rights Watch, propaganda, dishonesty, lies, imperialism, U.S. imperialism, CIA, terrorism )

Simon
- 1632 days ago - links.org.au
"Human Rights Watch" gets most of its funds from US foundations, which are funded by huge US corporations. Those foundations often tie their contributions to particular projects. Most people on the "Human Rights Watch" board are bosses of corporations.
Haiti Emergency Relief Fund: 'Haiti Needs Solidarity, Not Charity'
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, Refugees&Relief, emergency, relief, President Aristide, democracy )

Simon
- 1634 days ago - links.org.au
Haitians continue to call for the return of Aristide & an end to the US/UN military occupations. They have resisted the occupation, with UN "peacekeepers" killing many unarmed men, women & children, & 90% of voters boycotted the 2 post-coup fake elections
 

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