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.
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.
This article is about how our democracy is in jeopardy because our congress no longer represents us.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.
What is a Digital Direct Democracy? Videos, definitions, and examples are used to explain this referendum based system. Common criticisms are discussed.
An analysis of Thomas Jefferson and Alexis de Tocqueville's views on democracy, along with a look into how Tocqueville's ideas apply today.
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...
Democracy had been running smoothly in Pakistan since the last few decades. However, with certain critics and supporters of Democracy, Democracy is a viable option for Pakistan. Amicably, the transition of the Democratic government in the country would bear the fruits consequentially.
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.
The Constitutional Convention, probably the most important gathering of men in the history of the United States and the second most important gathering in the history of the united States. It started out simply as an exercise to strengthen the Articles of Confederation which defined the...
Review of book by Michael Trachtman of Supreme Court decisions that affect our lives. Brief summaries of 37 such cases are in the book and very short descriptions of about a dozen are in this review. Reading about them brings back many memories.