Democracy


Here’s What Happened When a Member of European Parliament Tried to Read the TTIP Text

Here’s What Happened When a Member of European Parliament Tried to Read the TTIP Text

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg May 10, 2016   Here’s What Happened When a Member of European Parliament Tried to Read the TTIP Text     TTIP is just one of several phony “trade” deals written by corporate lawyers and lobbyists, and negotiated in secret between the Obama administration and various world leaders. This particular scam involves […]


If Americans elect Hillary president, the One Percent’s control will be complete

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 12, 2016   If Americans elect Hillary president, the One Percent’s control will be complete     Richard C. Cook thinks that Bernie Sanders could become the next president, read here. But could Sanders make any difference? Obama’s regime was totally different than his campaign messages, […]

If Americans elect Hillary president, the One Percent’s control will be complete

Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies

From Democracy to Pathocracy: The Rise of the Political Psychopath

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 5, 2016   From Democracy to Pathocracy: The Rise of the Political Psychopath   “Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this… That a small […]


White House to Syrians: Don’t Dare Vote For Assad!

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute March 31, 2016   White House to Syrians: Don’t Dare Vote For Assad!     US backing for the overthrow of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad was supposed to be all about democracy. As Washington tells it, the people took to the street demanding democratic reforms and Assad did not […]

White House to Syrians: Don't Dare Vote For Assad!

Markets Are Our Best Hope for Peaceful Cooperation

Markets Are Our Best Hope for Peaceful Cooperation

By Andrew Syrios Mises.org March 24, 2016   Markets Are Our Best Hope for Peaceful Cooperation   In my previous column, I noted both the fallacy that libertarianism is inherently “atomistic” as well as the scientific fact that while morality — such as the Golden Rule, may be applied universally — human cooperation and empathy are […]


Democracy Struggles To Recover From Betrayal ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 23, 2016   Democracy Struggles To Recover From Betrayal     With much help from the failures of neoliberal economic policy and neoconservative foreign policy, we are changing the world. Look at Bernie Sanders’ inroads on the corrupt Clintons’ control of the Democratic Party. Look at […]

Democracy Struggles To Recover From Betrayal

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The Sea Island Conspiracy

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com March 14, 2016   The Sea Island Conspiracy   Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, Napster’s Sean Parker, Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk, and other members of the […]


Rigged Democracy – Nearly 10% of Democratic Party Superdelegates are Lobbyists

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg March 11, 2016   Rigged Democracy – Nearly 10% of Democratic Party Superdelegates are Lobbyists     On July 25, these superdelegates will cast votes at the Democratic National Convention for whomever they want, regardless of primary and caucus outcomes. Democrats like to describe superdelegates as mostly elected officials and prominent party […]

Rigged Democracy – Nearly 10% of Democratic Party Superdelegates are Lobbyists

Political Circuses: How US Elections Became a Joke

Political Circuses: How US Elections Became a Joke

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell February 20, 2016   Political Circuses: How US Elections Became a Joke     Starbucks CEO warns the U.S. presidential elections are turning into a ‘circus’ … CEO Howard Schultz criticized the presidential candidates for making ‘bombastic attacks’ without ‘respect’ for each other. He warned the run-up to […]


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 […]

However You Vote, The Secret Government Always Wins

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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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