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Dear Scottish Labour...

It’s no accident that the prominent Labour figures who are coming out in support of independence tend to be former politicians and activists. These are, by and large, people who were part of what we now call ‘Old Labour’ – from a time when Labour could rightly claim to have socialist ideals. 212 more words

3rd Forum Hannover: Democracy – a political system for the rich of the world?

Sara / Germany This question was being discussed during our 3rd Forum Democracy in Motion taking place in Hanover. Like we had specifically taken a look at Catalonia and Sicily during Forum I and II, this time we brought Greece as an example for the credibility crisis of parliamentary democracy that is currently existent in many societies. 288 more words

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Science fiction?

Think again.

So
When all the grannies
Admit defeat …
The field will be clear
For …

And those who will not… 67 more words

Democracy

Why Democrats Should Enter the Class War

This spring, a prominent Democratic pollster sent a memo to party leaders and Democratic elected officials advising them to speak and think differently. The nation’s economy had deteriorated so drastically, he cautioned, that they needed to abandon their references to the “middle class,” substituting for those hallowed words the phrase “working people.” “In today’s harsh economic reality,” he wrote, “many voters no longer identify as middle class.” 484 more words

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PPP to support continuity of democracy in the country: Qaim

HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that his party always wanted the democracy in the country and would support its continuity which was only way to take the country out of the crisis and make it prosperous. 332 more words

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Matabeleland enforced idleness

Colonialism has faded away into the dustbin of history; Zimbabwe has entered into a permanent state of unemployment and poverty from which there remains no chance of emerging. 438 more words

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