All Discussions Tagged 'democracy' (7)

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US State Department considers dropping "democracy" from its mission statement

Josh Rogin writes, at the Washington Post (which has an ad-blocker blocker) and at The Independent: US State Department considers dropping…

Started by Grinning Cat

2 Aug 4, 2017
Reply by Jonathan Simeone

Are Republicans quashing protest in order to establish a police state?

A dangerous and disturbing trend: Republican lawmakers at the state level—often with the backing of police unions ... in at least 11 states…

Started by Grinning Cat

4 Mar 1, 2017
Reply by kathy: ky

Widening Inequality Combined with Modest Growth

"The author, Benjamin M. Friedman, argues that inequality, combined with only modest growth, can have grave moral consequences. History su…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 Feb 27, 2017

Greta Christina: Why Being Liberal Really Is Better Than Being Conservative

Worth a read! Greta Christina explains philosopher Rebecca Goldstein's observation on a fundamental difference between "liberal" and "conse…

Started by Grinning Cat

13 Feb 10, 2015
Reply by Grinning Cat

The Great American Class War: Plutocracy Versus Democracy (Bill Moyers)

The following is the conclusion to a larger article, written by Bill Moyers, on the struggle between plutocracy and democracy as we see it…

Started by Loren Miller

8 Dec 19, 2013
Reply by Loren Miller

A Decline in Civility and Compromise - Wisconsin

We've all likely observed that civility in government has taken a major-league hit in the last 10 or so years.  Apparently in Wisconsin, wh…

Started by Loren Miller

4 Nov 20, 2013
Reply by Loren Miller

US govt war on whistle-blowers

David Harris-Gershon articulates my views when he says.   ... our government’s current war against whistle-blowers is nothing short of a wa…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Aug 5, 2013
Reply by tom sarbeck




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