Tag: Democracy

critics-of-biden-as-being-a-‘progressive’-are-mistaken.
03

May
2021

Critics of Biden as being a ‘progressive’ are mistaken.Critics of Biden as being a ‘progressive’ are mistaken.

Eric Zuesse The difference between “progressive” and “liberal” gets to the core of what politics in the real world is actually about, and of whether the nation is being controlled by the public (a democracy), or instead is controlled by the tiny percentage of the population who are enormously wealthy (an aristocracy — a capitalistic […]

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is-japan-a-democracy?
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Jan
2021

Is Japan a Democracy?Is Japan a Democracy?

Here is an interesting web-page that was written in Japanese and is here auto-translated by Google: Japanese News: May week 5 There are 5 weeks in May… 😲 Let’s start with a very interesting survey by Mainichi: 次期自民総裁石破氏20%、小泉氏17%、安倍氏16%. To be honest, I don’t quite understand the article, but what interests me is the survey in […]

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no-longer-trust-‘elections’-in-‘democracies’
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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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gallup:-americans-tend-to-trust-only-news-that-confirms-their-beliefs
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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]
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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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