Elections Proved Americans Are Done With The Drug War

By Lee Camp, Scheer Post. -

Something seismic happened in this election and it has nothing to do with Joe Biden winning. And yes, Joe Biden did indeed win. I’m sorry for those of you Trump fans who believe the election was [...]

The Kurdish Freedom Movement, Rojava And The Left

By Thomas Jeffrey Miley, Middle East Research and Information Project. -

The revolution in the Kurdish region of Syria called Rojava has generated significant enthusiasm among broad segments of the left in Europe and North America. The heroic resistance by Kurdish [...]

Nine More Communities Vote To Amend The U.S. Constitution

By WI United To Amend. -

Madison, WI  – On Tuesday, November 6th, Wisconsin residents in nine communities voted to amend the U.S. Constitution to clarify that only human beings should have inalienable human rights and [...]

Three Voter Initiatives That Have Not Gotten Much Attention

By David Morris, www.ilsr.org -

By David Morris for the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. We believe in direct democracy, where people make the decisions rather than elected representatives. This article describes initiatives [...]

How Communities Are Using Direct Democracy To Shape City Budgets

By Brandon Jordan, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Brandon Jordan for Waging Nonviolence - A recent poll conducted by Gallup found that the percentage of Americans who trust the public in handling issues is at an all-time low. Reasons for this [...]

These Online Platforms Make Direct Democracy Possible

By Tom Ladendorf, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Tom Ladendorf for In These Times. Under the banners of Democracy Spring and Democracy Awakening, thousands of people spent April 11-18 disrupting Washington, D.C., to send a message: Get big [...]

Direct Democracy For The Minimum Wage In 2016

By Staff, www.TheFairnessProject.org -

By Staff for The Fairness Project - While Congress and state legislatures across the country remain paralyzed by partisan disagreement, ballot initiatives hold the promise of improving the lives [...]