Swedish social democracy (the canonical example) never rejected private ownership of the means of production or abolished markets, notes @DrDaronAcemoglu . It fixed them.
“I think the key thing about Russiandemocracy is whether or not it’s popular with the people.” On today’s #Daily podcast with @DermotMurnaghan , @steelejourno shares his thoughts about #Russia ’s future. Listen in full 🎧
Sobre la crisis de los medios, @VWPickard plantea: "little evidence suggests that any new market-driven model can rescue newspapers or sustain the journalism that democracy requires. For many areas across the US, there’s simply no commercial option" ✍️
On the same day: - Two prosecutors have resigned from the DOJ to protest the administration’s intervention to lighten the sentence of one of Trump’s accomplices - The Senate GOP blocked votes on three bills to secure our elections The rule of law & our democracy are in crisis.
I'm begging the American people to pay attention to what is going on. Because if you want to have a democracy intact for your children, and your children's children, and generations yet unborn we've got to guard this moment…this is our watch.
Congratulations to everybody who showed up and participated in our democracy in record numbers yesterday. The change we need won’t come from one election alone – but it is a start. Last night, voters across the country started it.
Victory for Macron, for France, the EU, & the world. Defeat to those interfering w/democracy. (But the media says I can't talk about that)
This is an egregious attack on our democracy. The end of #NetNeutrality protections means that the internet will be for sale to the highest bidder. When our democratic institutions are already in peril, we must do everything we can to stop this decision from taking effect.