The premise of this essay is that there is no justification under any circumstances for any established nation to deny grown adult men and women the right to decide their own future.
What is a Digital Direct Democracy? Videos, definitions, and examples are used to explain this referendum based system. Common criticisms are discussed.
This article is about how our democracy is in jeopardy because our congress no longer represents us. It gives examples of how they are influenced by campaign funding from big monied interests and corporations so they can get re-elected, thus distracting them from our issues.
Most Americans, including most Conservatives and Tea Party types, as well as Democrats, are not aware how close we came to not having an America at all. Roughly 50% of colonialists wanted something more like the what the European Union is today, except it was called the Continental Congress back...
Is the American form of government evolving from a democracy to a plutocracy or even an oligarchy? See graphs and a You tube video showing income and wealth distribution making this possible.
An analysis of Thomas Jefferson and Alexis de Tocqueville's views on democracy, along with a look into how Tocqueville's ideas apply today.
Ten Problems With Democracy - This asks if democracy delivers freedom, how it compares with dictatorships, and how it's manipulated by politicians and the media.
Will the Russian bear ever stop devouring its own young and leave them an equitable spot in the den? The failure of Russian democracy is rooted in ancient historical factors and contemporary events.
The word “oligarchy” is from the Greek. It means rule by the few. The few are a political and economic elite who cream off the wealth for themselves. What we have is a form of semi-skimmed democracy
President Obama. Elections, rhetoric got into high gear. What did Obama actually accomplished in his first term? He made 506 promises. He said, "Yes we can" and we have...