"Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom, socialism restricts it." -- Alexis de Tocqueville
A Mumbai court is set to deliver the verdict on #AryanKhan 's bail plea today.
There’s nothing in Govt’s recent announcement that does anything to deal w immediate & growing pressures on social care & no new £ until at least 2023. This is disaster waiting to happen as head into winter. Budget next week must deliver a proper plan bcos #SocialCareCantWait 2/2
No more delays – the government needs to deliver urgently on climate investment | @Ed_Miliband
The future of the beloved 'democracy sausage' is hanging in the air ahead of December’s NSW local elections. READ MORE:
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: