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The political winners ritually prosecuting the political losers is not the stuff of a mature democracy.
THE STUNNING HYPOCRISY OF BILL BARRANDREW PROKOPSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
America’s founders did not believe in either concept of democracy, so the fact that the hardboiled compromise between large and small states is inegalitarian did not bother them very much.
AMERICA NEEDS A DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTIONMATTHEW YGLESIASSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
What Strzok makes clear is that democracy depends on Washington getting with the program.
Head to your state’s elections website, spend some time learning how to vote early, and check “participate in democracy” off your to-do list.
It will also be crucial to strengthen democracy and safeguard human rights in response to increasing levels of violence across the region.
Misinformation shared on social media has a serious impact on our elections and undermines our democracy.
We can overturn the disastrous Citizens United decision and cap the amount of money corporations are allowed to donate to political campaigns so they can’t continue to buy elections and favorable legislation in our so-called representative democracy.
If democracies make shortsighted decisions and retreat to their own digital shores, they will leave China with more room to control information how it pleases and help other repressive states to do the same.
If looting and rioting have no place in a well-functioning democracy, then perhaps we should pause to consider that these are signs that Americans are not, in fact, in a functioning democracy.
The world’s most populous democracy is now also the world leader in internet shutdowns—ahead of places like Iran, Venezuela and even China.

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