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MacLean's Democracy in Chains Sparks Uproar

Nancy MacLean‘s new book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, has sparked an “uproar” according to a recent article in the… 43 more words

Gaza on Verge of Collapse as Israel Sends 2.2M People "Back to Middle Ages" in Electricity Crisis

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Israeli-imposed restrictions have limited electricity in Gaza to barely four hours a day, creating a humanitarian catastrophe for its 2 million residents. In 2012, the World Health Organization warned that Gaza would be uninhabitable by 2020. 77 more words

2017

[APFND Nr. 47] The Sentencing of Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Adds Insult to Injury

This is an Argentum Post Flash News Digest [ APFND Nr. 47 ]

This writer of the Argentum Post starts this APFND with a very succinct  foreword (as he is about to depart to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil). 866 more words

Argentum Post

Democracy Now! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America

Book Review 

Amy Goodman is the news anchor for my favorite independent news media, Democracy Now! The organization hosts an hour daily program concerning world events and social justice with a diverse array of progressive guests from around the world who share their opinions, collaborate and debate together. 390 more words

Writing

DN! "Philando Can Be Any of Us": Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing

Democracy Now!  June 19, 2017

In Minnesota, protesters took to the streets Sunday for a third straight day after a St. Anthony police officer was acquitted Friday in the killing of a black motorist he shot five times during a traffic stop last year. 1,759 more words

Civil Liberties

Amy Goodman Is on the Story: The People's Summit 2017

The People’s Summit 2017 is being held this weekend, June 9-11, in Chicago. Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, from independent news network Democracy Now!, is there to cover the story… 188 more words

How Secure Are Local Elections--Even When Paper Ballots Are Used?

https://www.democracynow.org/2017/6/6/nsa_contractor_charged_for_leak_after

Buried within this “Democracy Now!” story of the leaked NSA document is the real and very scary problem with elections in this country. It’s very easy to hack elections at the local level. 463 more words

Politics