Democracy


However You Vote, The Secret Government Always Wins

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 27, 2016   However You Vote, The Secret Government Always Wins   It is not a conspiracy — it is out in the open. The permanent government behind the scenes ensures that foreign policy never changes, that endless wars continue to enrich the military-industrial complex, that the population […]

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The Devastating Cost of Monetized Elections

By Ralph Nader Common Dreams January 23, 2016   The Devastating Cost of Monetized Elections     Corporatized and commercialized elections reach a point where they stand outside and erode our democracy. Every four years the presidential and Congressional elections become more of a marketplace where the wealthy paymasters turn a civic process into a […]


Democracy Sold Out To Greed

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 3, 2015   Democracy Sold Out To Greed   While the “free Western media” cheers, the Western “democratic” governments sell out the peoples of the Western world to corporate tyranny John Massaria has turned my interview with Julian Charles into a video. The video helps me […]

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Libya: From Africa’s Wealthiest Democracy under Gaddafi, to US-NATO Sponsored Terrorist Haven

By Garikai Chengu Global Research October 20, 2015   Libya: From Africa’s Wealthiest Democracy under Gaddafi, to US-NATO Sponsored Terrorist Haven   October 20, marks the four-year anniversary of the US-backed assassination of Libya’s former leader, Muammar Gaddafi, and the decline into chaos of one of Africa’s greatest nations. In 1967 Colonel Gaddafi inherited one […]


A Prescription for Peace and Prosperity — Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 6, 2015   A Prescription for Peace and Prosperity   The question is often asked: “What can we do?” Here is a prescription for peace and prosperity. We will begin with prosperity, because prosperity can contribute to peace. Sometimes governments begin wars in order to distract […]

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They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute August 5, 2015   They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy     “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.”—They Live We’re […]


Sunday’s Vote Will Determine Liberty Or Serfdom

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 4, 2015   Sunday’s Vote Will Determine Liberty Or Serfdom   According to history books, democracy originated in Greece. Of course, historians could be mistaken, but this is the prevailing view among Western populations with enough awareness to be interested to know. What we are witnessing […]

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By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 1, 2015   Greece Again Can Save The West   Like Marathon, Thermopylae, Plateau and Mycale roughly 2,500 years ago, Western freedom again depends on Greece. Today Washington and its empire of European vassal states are playing the part of the Persian Empire, and belatedly the […]


Greek Democracy Is Failing

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 25, 2015   Greek Democracy Is Failing   The Greek debt is unpayable. It is simply too large to be repaid. The austerity that the EU and IMF have imposed on Greece has worsened the problem by driving down the Greek economy, thus making the burden […]

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By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com March 24, 2015   What’s Gone Wrong With Democracy?   The Economist magazine recently published “What’s gone wrong with Democracy … and what can be done to revive it?” The suggestion is that democracy is some kind of ideal for organizing human conduct. That’s a popular misconception. The ideal way […]


Is Democracy Dead In The West?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 29, 2015   Is Democracy Dead In The West?   We will find out the answer to the question posed in the title in the outcome of the contest between the new Greek government, formed by the political party Syriza, and the ECB and the private […]

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How the Fed Grows Government

By Hunter Hastings Mises.org   How the Fed Grows Government   We are told that elections are important, but the most powerful state institution, the central bank, is totally out of reach of the voter. Ludwig von Mises viewed democracy as a utilitarian concept. It was the form of political organization that allowed the majority […]


Freedom and Democracy Are No Excuse for U.S. Interventions Overseas

By Michael S. Rozeff LewRockwell.com   Freedom and Democracy Are No Excuse for U.S. Interventions Overseas   When U.S. governments take Americans into war, we hear them justify it as a fight for freedom. Often they rationalize it as an anti-tyranny fight, a pro-peace fight and a pro-democracy fight. Freedom appeals to Americans. It is […]

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Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Block   Justifications for U.S. imperialism   There are numerous arguments offered in support of U.S. imperialistic policy. It is not for nothing that America has about 1000 military bases in some 160 foreign countries.  These justifications, although all of them specious, must have at least some significant power. Democracy […]


Hong Kong activists promise civil disobedience campaign (video)

Hong Kong democracy activists promise an “era of civil disobedience” after China refuses to relinquish control over candidates in the city’s next leadership election. Hong Kong activists promise civil disobedience campaign   Published by AFP news agency

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