A huge — and growing — source of bias in the political system.
Source: American democracy’s Senate problem, explained – Vox
America is nowhere near as bad as Brazil or China, much less North Korea. But our democracy is eroding significantly. Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) tracks hundreds of attributes of democracy for 202 countries, spanning more than two centuries. Its 2019 report found that “24 countries are now severely affected by what is established as a ‘third wave of autocratization,’” an erosion of democratic rights “that has slowly gained momentum since the mid 1990s. … Among them are populous countries such as Brazil, India and the United States.”
Source: The Trump depression: Experts see a serious psychological depression taking hold in America. Here’s how to fight it – Alternet.org
“If we do not urgently act to solve the economic distress of millions of Americans, a whole generation will be condemned to early death.”
Source: Poverty in America a Literal ‘Death Sentence,’ Says Sanders, Following Devastating GAO Report | Common Dreams News
The welfare state isn’t enough. A future Bernie Sanders government needs to pursue policies that diminish the power of capital and radically democratize the economy.
Source: A Plan to Win Socialism In America
The American people face a historical reckoning. Do we stand up against the crimes committed in our name?
Source: Happy Fourth of July: Is this really the America we want? | Salon.com
Homer, playwrights, eloquent political writers, historians and philosophers left comments, speeches and books about how Greeks governed themselves. In addition,
Source: Can Democracy Save America?