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America has a democracy problem

America has a democracy problem

When a secretary of state and millionaire can oversee his own campaign for governor, our democracy has a problem. When we can’t trust that political operatives won’t tamper with absentee ...

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Italian leaders back French ‘yellow vest’ protesters

Italian leaders back French 'yellow vest' protesters

The two leaders of Italy’s ruling populist coalition on Monday threw their support behind the “yellow vest” protesters in neighbouring France. “Yellow vests, do not weaken!” Deputy Prime Minister Di ...

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We have a president who applauds a murdering despot as a ‘strong person’;Bernie sanders said

We have a president who applauds a murdering despot as a ‘strong person’;Bernie sanders said

Bernie sanders wrote on Instagram: Once again Trump showed his affection for authoritarian leaders. It’s not just Putin or Kim Jong-Un. It is also Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman who ...

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Conservative columnist: ‘I would take Obama back in a nanosecond’

Conservative columnist: ‘I would take Obama back in a nanosecond’

conservative columnist for The Washington Post on Friday wrote that the current political climate makes him miss former President Obama, saying he would take the Democrat back in a “nanosecond.” ...

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Bernie sanders on twitter : Trump – Putin meeting was for people of the United States

Bernie sanders on twitter : Trump – Putin meeting was for people of the United States

Bernie Sanders wrote in twitter:Yesterday was a good day for Putin and the oligarchs in Russia. But it was a bad day for people in the United States and all ...

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Bernie sanders on Twitter :Corporate Media defines what’s “acceptable”

Bernie sanders on Twitter :Corporate Media defines what’s “acceptable”

Bernie sanders wrote on twitter : In a nation where corporate media defines what’s “acceptable,” voter turnout lags behind almost every major nation and billionaires can buy elections, our job ...

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Study shows democracy is in decline around the world especially US and Europe

Study shows democracy is in decline around the world especially US and Europe

A third of the world’s population resides in countries where democracy is in retreat, including India, Turkey, Brazil, Poland, Russia and the United States, researchers reported Thursday. “While most people ...

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Trump has a problem with democracy

Trump has a problem with democracy

The New York Times editorial board published a scathing critique of President Trump on Sunday after he reportedly praised Chinese President Xi Jinping during remarks at his Gridiron dinner speech, accusing Trump of “reflexively” celebrating ...

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Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy. In a Friday ...

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Former President Cristina Kirchner warns that ‘democracy is at risk in Argentina’

Former President Cristina Kirchner warns that ‘democracy is at risk in Argentina’

[ad_1] The Citizens Unity party, led by former Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, issued a public statement in which they warn that opposition leaders are facing judicial persecution. “In ...

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