Category: Democracy

report:-nearly-50-pro-democracy-hong-kong-activists-arrested
06

Jan
2021

REPORT: Nearly 50 Pro-Democracy Hong Kong Activists ArrestedREPORT: Nearly 50 Pro-Democracy Hong Kong Activists Arrested

Around 50 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were reportedly arrested Wednesday for breaking the new national security law, according to the Associated Press (AP). Among those arrested include former lawmakers, activists and even members of Hong Kong’s Democratic Party, such as former chairman Wu Chi-wai, according to the AP. Local outlets reported that members of the […]

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no-longer-trust-‘elections’-in-‘democracies’
28

Nov
2020

No Longer Trust ‘Elections’ in ‘Democracies’No Longer Trust ‘Elections’ in ‘Democracies’

Eric Zuesse A Wikileaked U.S. diplomatic cable from the Embassy in Venezuela in 2006 includes allegations which suggest that any system of electoral vote-counting which relies upon anything other than recountable and physically stored paper ballots which were produced under the continuous simultaneous supervision of all Parties that are listed on the ballot should not […]

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3-former-student-activists-arrested-under-hong-kong’s-new-security-law
27

Oct
2020

3 Former Student Activists Arrested Under Hong Kong’s New Security Law3 Former Student Activists Arrested Under Hong Kong’s New Security Law

October 27, 2020 1:43 PM ET Three former members of Studentlocalism, a group advocating for Hong Kong’s independence, were arrested Tuesday under the city’s new national security law for allegedly publishing content inciting secession on social media, the Associated Press reported. Tony Chung, the former leader of Studentlocalism and former members William Chan and Yanni […]

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gallup:-americans-tend-to-trust-only-news-that-confirms-their-beliefs
28

Sep
2020

Gallup: Americans Tend to Trust Only News That Confirms Their BeliefsGallup: Americans Tend to Trust Only News That Confirms Their Beliefs

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture On September 11th, Gallup headlined “Bias in Others’ News a Greater Concern Than Bias in Own News”, and reported (based upon polling a randomized sample of 20,046 American adults) that: “69% of Americans say they are more concerned about bias in the news other people consume than its […]

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tucker-carlson-distills-dnc-playbook-to-one-phrase:-“it-is-all-trump’s-fault.”-[video]
22

Aug
2020

Tucker Carlson distills DNC playbook to one phrase: “It is all Trump’s fault.” [Video]Tucker Carlson distills DNC playbook to one phrase: “It is all Trump’s fault.” [Video]

There are some basic questions that Americans must consider if they are rational and able to think through things critically: Do you live in a large American city? Many of us do. Is your city run by a Democrat government or a mixed or even Republican government? How much have things changed in your city […]

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