Democracy




This article originally appeared on Common Dreams. In Texas liberty trumps democracy.  The Texas Supreme Court itself says so.  In a recent decision, three of the five Justice majority bluntly declared. “(O)ur…









This was originally published on Philosophical Disquisitions. John Danaher is an academic with interests in the philosophy of technology, religion, ethics and law. He blogs at http://philosophicaldisquisitions.blogspot.com. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook….




John Nichols (featured in Pay 2 Play!) writes “The 2014 election campaign was an exercise in dollarocracy, not democracy,” at The Nation: In a democracy, citizens are in charge, votes matter and…





From Dictatorship to Democracy Last night, whilst watching TV, a very interesting documentary was on, called How to Start a Revolution. I had never heard of the book “From Dictatorship to Democracy” before,…



Andre Vltchek writes at CounterPunch: A specter is haunting Europe and Western world — it is this time, the specter of fascism. It came quietly, without great fanfare and parades, without raised…


Or, how I came to love the (money) bomb Celebrated intellectual property lawyer and Harvard professor Larry Lessig writes at Medium: The single most important change in American politics today is not the…


A pretty compelling read introducing the radical idea that maybe Democracy needs to be reconsidered. Old hat to postmodernism, of course, but maybe it’s time for some mainstream exposure for these notions….