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

- 1147 days ago -
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.
Cuba's Dissidents Go Abroad
World  (tags: world, politics, Cuba, dissent, dissidents, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, news, society )

- 1852 days ago -
Will the Cuban government pay a price, or benefit, by finally letting Castro opponents travel?
Syria Government Hit List Targets Thousands
World  (tags: world, violence, middle-east, news, Syria, hit list, dissent, crushing dissent, murder, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, government, interesting, humanrights, conflict, GoodNews, freedoms )

- 2118 days ago -
A detailed document obtained by Mother Jones appears to identify a vast group of Syrian dissidents targeted by Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Syrian Troops Force Insurgents to Retreat From Key Town of Rastan
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, violence, Syria, dissent, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, conflict, crime, society )

- 2357 days ago -
In a blow to dissidents, Syrian forces loyal to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad regained control of the central town of Rastan after military defectors and insurgents took over the city weeks ago.
George Bush Invades Canada   video
World  (tags: canada, politics, society, usa, George W. Bush, Republican, Minority, War Criminal, Driving Toons, Satire, Comedy Politics, Dissent, Hilarious, Funny )

- 3278 days ago -
An animated rebuttal to the illegal entry into Canada of former US President and current War Criminal on the lam, George W. Bush.
Show Support for Tibetans Protesting Inside Tibet
World  (tags: tibet, monks, china, dissent, bjork, protest, support )

- 3653 days ago -
Go here and see the many ways you can do something to help these people. Also watch watch the Guardian's video footage of pop star singer Bjork backing Tibet's independence at her concert in Shanghai, China on Sunday and see Olympics protest.
As Egypt Cracks Down, Charges of Wide Abuse
World  (tags: world, protest, Egypt, dissent )

- 3809 days ago -
Cairo - The regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in the midst of one of its largest crackdowns against public dissent in a decade.
The Olympics in China: Protests Already
World  (tags: Olympics, Olympics 2008, China, Beijing, dissent )

- 3875 days ago -
A report on China's determination to crack down on dissenters who feel the 2008 Olympics shouldn't be held in Beijing. Already reporters are being escorted out of the country.

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