Despite recent polls indicating major support for candidates who could provide an alternative to the Democrats or Republicans, incidents against candidates running in the 2010 midterm election continue to persist. One of the most recent incidents is the arrest of California gubernatorial candidate Laura Wells.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday October 15, 2010 8:09 am|
|By: David Swanson Friday September 24, 2010 11:23 am|
Now it’s people who are afraid of majority rule and want to avoid it.
|By: Christy Hardin Smith Friday August 27, 2010 5:28 am|
How do we produce real, lasting, positive change toward more democracy? Join Frances Moore Lappe on Saturday for a book salon, and find out.
|By: letsgetitdone Tuesday August 17, 2010 7:46 pm|
We think most people agree that money has corrupted our politics. Some even think that we now live in a Plutocracy, and not in a Democracy, and that both parties are corrupted and now represent only the financial oligarchy. So, the central issue of our time is how can we break its hold? How can we overcome the influence of money in politics and make our political system more responsive to most Americans once again?
|By: greenmassgroup Monday August 16, 2010 10:55 am|
As the Obama administration moves towards secret, unaccountable, and unconstitutional military aggression, will his supporters take a moral and ethical stand, or a reflexive and deferential one?
|By: politicalpartypooper Monday August 2, 2010 3:17 pm|
Seeing as how the word “Fascism” is being bandied about lately, I thought I’d add something to the mix:
“The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism—ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.”
— Franklin D. Roosevelt
Think about it.
|By: Josh Mull Friday July 23, 2010 7:00 pm|
What are the consequences of General Kayani’s 3 year extension for the US war in Afghanistan?
|By: Josh Mull Friday July 9, 2010 3:00 pm|
What led to the misery and instability in Afghanistan and Pakistan? And more importantly, what will end it?
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday July 2, 2010 12:00 pm|
Video interviews with Margaret Flowers of PNHP and Katie Robbins of Healthcare-Now! on the deficit cutting agenda being pushed by AmericaSpeaks through “town hall meetings.” Last weekend, 21st Century Town Hall Meetings were held involving citizens in discussion and debate on the budget and economy, allowing citizens to talk about what they would like to cut so economic problems in this country could be properly addressed and solved.