The Disintegrating Façade Of US Democracy

By Netfa Freeman, Black Agenda Report. -

A poll taken in December 2021 reflecting that a majority of “Americans” now “believe that democracy in the United State is in danger of disappearing” accommodates the bipartisan erasure of those [...]

Unions Are Not Only Good For Workers

By Asha Banerjee, Economic Policy Institute. -

We know that unions promote economic equality and build worker power, helping workers to win increases in pay, better benefits, and safer working conditions. But that’s not all unions do. [...]

What Are The Fundamental Differences Between Capitalist And Socialist Democracy?

By Danny Haiphong, Chronicles Of Haiphong. -

The United States hosted a “Summit for Democracy” on December 9th and 10th in an obvious attempt to legitimize its unipolar and hegemonic claim of leadership over the so-called “rules-based [...]

First ‘Summit For Democracy’ Should Be The Last

By Branko Milanovic, Consortium News. -

More than 100 nations’ presidents, prime ministers, and kings met virtually at the Summit for Democracy on Dec. 9 and 10. It was the first meeting in history on this scale where the application — [...]

20th ALBA-TCP Summit Declaration

By Orinoco Tribune. -

The Heads of State and Government and the Heads of Delegations of the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), meet in Havana, Cuba, [...]

Democratic Deficits At The Summit For Democracy

By Alfred De Zayas, Counter Punch. -

The so-called “Summit for Democracy” should first agree on a definition of what democracy means. Whereas etymologically we know that the definition of democracy means rule by the people, [...]

Auto Workers Win Direct Democracy In Referendum

By Jonah Furman, Labor Notes. -

The members of the United Auto Workers have voted overwhelmingly to move to a direct voting system for choosing their union leadership—“one member, one vote.” With all votes counted as of [...]

US Shouldn’t Be Invited To Summit For Democracy, Let Alone Be Its Host

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpress News. -

This week, the United States is convening a virtual “Summit for Democracy,” the first of its kind in what the State Department hopes to make an annual event. It’s no surprise that Washington has [...]

Nicaragua’s Evidence-Based Democracy Threatens US Oppression

By Lauren Smith, Covert Action Magazine. -

Despite Washington’s best effort to derail Nicaragua’s electoral process through hybrid warfare, strong voter turnout resulted in a decisive victory by the Sandinista National Liberation Front [...]

Next Steps In Recovering Democracy In Honduras After Historic Left Victory

By Peoples Dispatch. -

Following Xiomara Castro’s victory in the Honduran elections, Bertha Zúniga Cáceres, Coordinator, COPINH, spoke to Peoples Dispatch about what this means for people’s movements in the country. [...]

‘Summit For Democracy’ – The Apex Of Hypocrisy

By Dee Knight, Popular Resistance. -

President Biden’s December 9-10 “Summit for Democracy” has already stirred up a storm. The White House says the summit will have “three principal themes: defending against authoritarianism, [...]

Why We Should Oppose The Democracy Summit

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

The exclusion of certain countries from the U.S. “democracy summit” is not a side issue. It is the very purpose of the summit. And excluded countries have not been excluded for failing to meet [...]

Seven Day March In Defense Of Democracy Concludes In Bolivia

By People's Dispatch. -

March for the Homeland reached the Bolivian city of La Paz on November 29 after covering a distance of more than 180km over seven days. Over a million people had joined the march by the time it [...]

The US Puts A Democratic Veneer On The Military Coup In Sudan

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Since achieving independence in 1956, Sudan has had a number of military coup governments and popular revolutions that overthrew them. Most recently, the Sudanese people ousted the thirty year [...]

Bolivia: Massive Six Day March To Defend Democracy

By Popular Resistance. -

Bolivia - On Monday, November 29, the massive "March for the Country" led by social movements and indigenous peoples will culminate in the capital, La Paz, for a large rally in defense of [...]