Top down, authoritarian regimes like this Govt despise accountability, transparency and democracy. They ‘took back control’ yes, for themselves and their vested interests. Not for the 99%. That leaves a clear path for any opposition to tread and differentiate itself with voters
Why are Democrats afraid to use their power? Americandemocracy depends on it
Ignoring #Beijing 's threats of retaliation; forced evictions in #Afghanistan ; sham trial over school attack in #Cameroon ; and continued crack down on pro-democracy protesters in #Eswatini . Today's @HRWDailyBrief
"1971 war is one of the few wars in history that was fought not to acquire territory or grab power. The main objective was to protect the dignity of humanity and democracy ": Defence Minister@rajnathsingh at an IAF conclave as part of Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations (ANI)
If anyone had a right to question whether our democracy was worth redeeming, it was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Because in the face of billy clubs and lynchings, poll taxes and literacy tests, he never gave in to violence, never waved a traitorous flag or gave up on our country.
Canadians are deeply disturbed and saddened by the attack on democracy in the United States, our closest ally and neighbour. Violence will never succeed in overruling the will of the people. Democracy in the US must be upheld - and it will be.
In 2016, when Trump won PA, MI, and WI by a handful of votes, the election system worked just great. Now that he's losing, it's a "fraud" and they're "stealing the election." This is how demagogues destroy faith in democracy and move us toward authoritarianism. Count every vote!
I want to speak directly to the Black women in our country. Thank you. You are too often overlooked, and yet are asked time and again to step up and be the backbone of our democracy. We could not have done this without you.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought to the end, through her cancer, with unwavering faith in our democracy and its ideals. That’s how we remember her. But she also left instructions for how she wanted her legacy to be honored. My statement: