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US Is a World Leader in Dysfunctional Democracy
World  (tags: democracy, government, dissent, dissatisfaction, protests )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
Almost half the worldâEUR(TM)s 167 countries claim to be democratic, but according to the Economist Intelligence UnitâEUR(TM)s latest global Democracy Index that is a mirage because popular discontent with democratic governments is growing worldwide.
Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion
World  (tags: world, Israel, democracy, dishonesty, ethics, Arabs, Jews, rights, freedoms, power, government, politics, middle-east )

Carrie
- 96 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Israel's more hypocrisy than democracy. Rhetoric belies longstanding policy. Nothing ahead suggests change. Israel's an ethnocracy. It's polar opposite democracy. Jews alone have power. Arabs have no say. The Law of Return affords it solely to Jews.
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 116 days 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.
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
- 138 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The inaccuracies of the Zionist narrative presented in a compact form.
The World's Largest Democracy Might Also Be Its Worst
World  (tags: India, corruption, politics, democracy, world, society )

Cal
- 252 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
- 496 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
- 599 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
- 646 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
- 1097 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
- 1150 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
- 1257 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
- 1257 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
- 1302 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
- 1533 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
- 1651 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"...
 

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