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How Much Do Americans Really Know About Democracy? Turns Out We Could Learn a Few Things From Nature
Offbeat  (tags: nature and democracy, nature, democracy, usa, humans )

- 2676 days ago -
Democracy is not something we have but something we do, together; how we organize ourselves and relate to and behave with each other. And it's not unique to humans.
Democracy Vs Mythology: The Battle in Syntagma Square
Offbeat  (tags: greece, invasion, democracy, protest, imf, banks, society, world )

- 2798 days ago -
I have never been more desperate to explain and more hopeful for your understanding of any single fact than this: The protests in Greece concern all of you directly. What is going on in Athens at the moment is resistance against an invasion; an invasion
Honeybee Democracies Offer Insights, Says New Book
Offbeat  (tags: democracy, honeybees, nature, science )

- 3066 days ago -
When honeybees seek a new home, they choose the best site through a democratic process that humans might do well to emulate, says a Cornell biologist in his new book, "Honeybee Democracy"
How An Oil Company Helped Destroy Democracy
Offbeat  (tags: BP, Iran, democracy, history of BP )

- 3152 days ago -
My decision not to give BP my business started a long time ago in another kind of ``spill`` entirely- the destruction of Iran`s democracy more than a half a century ago. **Tom Engelhardt **Stephen Kinzer
Nepal: Internet Dream Becomes a Reality
Offbeat  (tags: Internet, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Democracy )

- 3753 days ago -
A Nepali teacher has finally turned his dream into reality by connecting his remote mountain community to the internet. "We had to actually smuggle all the wireless equipment from America and Europe and build the network illegally"
Free Your Naughty Bits, Free Burma
Offbeat  (tags: Burma, protest, undergarments, women, democracy )

- 4095 days ago -
If you felt powerless to help Burma in its struggle for democracy during the country's recent, but so far resultless. The Lanna Action for Burma Committee is asking women of all nations to contribute their undergarments to its Panty Power Campaign.

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