Tag Archive for Democracy

Trumpeting Triumph Over Castro: New President Yearns to Turn Back Time

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By David Underhill – MOBILE, Ala. – Most American cities have official sister cities sprinkled around the globe. Mobile’s include Havana, Cuba. This happened three decades ago through the unorthodox efforts of a few Mobilians. They decided to ignore the chronic Cold War anti-commie fevers of the…

The American Left Should Listen to Bernie Sanders, Noam Chomsky, Not Chris Hedges

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – The political left in America is being misled by a Presbyterian minister named Chris Hedges, who writes for the leftist blog Truthdig. In a column published on Valentines Day, this self-described socialist attacks Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernie…

Karl Popper on Democracy: The Open Society and its Enemies Revisited

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Editor’s Note: In 1988 The Economist invited the philosopher Karl Popper to write an article on democracy. It appeared in the issue of April 23rd that year and made the case for a two-party system. As America’s presidential race begins, we are republishing it, below. The first…

Break the Koch Machine

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – A number of billionaires are flooding our democracy with their money, drowning out the voices of the rest of us. But Charles and David Koch are in a class by themselves. They’re using their fortune – they’re the fifth and sixth richest…