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China: Western Democracy Has Been Kidnapped To Chase Profits By
Beijing (Analysis) — Over the weekend, China took to its state-run media to make clear its position on a number of areas as Donald Trump settles into the White House — even going so far as to call American-style democracy a “kidnapped”...
Donald Trump Warned Of A ‘Rigged’ Election, Was He Right? By
SANTA CRUZ, California — (Insights) Whether viewed in terms of outcome or of process, the story of the 2016 presidential election is one so grim that it calls for a trigger warning for anyone of ethical sensibilities or faith in the workings of democracy. In a year...
Recount 2016: Controversy & Media Attacks Follow Jill Stein’s Demand For Electoral Integrity By
AUSTIN, Texas — Dr. Jill Stein has been attacked in the mainstream media, threatened with legal action, and even created a divide within her own political party due to her attempts to audit the results of the presidential election. “I think Jill Stein’s doing...
Chomsky: Neo-Liberalism Drives Europe’s Far-Right, EU’s Demise By
In an interview Wednesday with RT, world-renowned linguist and dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky said that the inevitable impacts of neoliberal policies are driving the rise of Europe’s far-right and threatening the collapse of the European Union, something he said...
Trump Refuses To Say He’ll Accept Election Results By
WASHINGTON — Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say in the final debate that he will accept the results of next month’s election if he loses to Hillary Clinton. The Democratic nominee declared Trump’s resistance...
Noam Chomsky: US Had A ‘Pretty Supportive Attitude’ Toward Fascism In 1930s By
MUNICH — While the typical narrative of American history positions the United States as a supporter of democracy and opponent of fascism which helped to defeat the Nazis, key figures in Washington also supported dangerous dictators in Italy and Germany in their early...
‘Biggest Gerrymandering Case In A Generation’ Could Have Huge Impact On Elections By
A panel of federal judges on Wednesday advanced what an expert says could be “the biggest gerrymandering case in a generation”—one that could have nationwide implications for elections and democracy across the United States. The three-judge court ruled 2-1...
US Could Be Entering ‘Post-Democratic Age,’ Authors Of New Report On Money In Politics Warn By
MINNEAPOLIS — New research by experts in political and economic theory clearly shows that wealthy corporations are increasingly dominating American democracy. Published Aug. 1 by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, “How Money Drives US Congressional Elections”...
Green Party Convention 2016: In First 100 Days, Pres. Jill Stein Would Cancel Student Debt, End Middle East Wars By
HOUSTON — Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s presidential candidate, has ambitious plans for her first 100 days in office. “First thing we do is cancel student debt, working with the Fed,” Stein told MintPress News in an exclusive interview. “We will be fighting...
If Voting Made A Difference, They Wouldn’t Let Us Do It By
No, America, you don’t have to vote. In fact, vote or don’t vote, the police state will continue to trample us underfoot. Devil or deliverer, the candidate who wins the White House has already made a Faustian bargain to keep the police state in power. It’s no longer...