Jimmy Carter: American Democracy Has Been Subverted into an ‘Oligarchy’ with ‘Unlimited Political Bribery’
The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines an 'oligarchy' as: "A government in which a small group exercises control especially for corrupt and…
Buhari Involved In “Political Lynching,” According to PDP Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh
There was no preparedness on the part of the Nigerian government for any talks with their counterparts ... The National Publicity Secretary also…
Video: Tsipras Defends Varoufakis Preparation for Grexit (1/2)
James K. Galbraith a member of the working group advising the former finance minister Varoufakis on ‘Plan B’ says there were great impositions…
Taliban Doha Office Part of Saudi/Qatari Feud?
[Taliban Doha office manager, Tayyab Agha, allegedly quit because of Pakistani involvment in the peace process.  This article alleges that the Qatar…
Protest at Marineland as government seeks input
People are not just coming to the park to protest, they're writing letters ... feeling creature from its natural habitat away from its family and…
Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies
The attack drew Palestinian anger and widespread Israeli condemnation. About 2,000 Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli security forces in the…
Should the Electoral College continue to be used …
Direct democracy is when citizens get to decide upon policy measures, directly, without having to rely on something like a…
UC College Republican Hates New Gender Classification System
Any time society becomes more tolerant and inclusive, the right wing seems to erupt in protest. For example, the University of California system has…
Arkadiy Abramovich – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
^ "Profile: Arkadiy Abramovich, oligarch's son". The Independent. Retrieved 1 August…
La Kramer versus Van Doorn
Gisteravond om negen uur ging de deurbel. Een kwartier eerder had ik een colporteur van de Bankgiroloterij afgepoeierd met  “loterijen zijn een…
Defense Department to Congress: Global warming is a ‘present security threat’
Mashable: For the first time, the U.S. Department of Defense has detailed what it views as its greatest challenges related to climate…
Andrea Tantaros and the politics of making a sandwich
It’s Saturday morning, and when my boyfriend wakes up 30 minutes before he needs to be at work, I’m going to make him a breakfast sandwich so he…