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A Declaration by Yao Lifa and 57 Other Candidates for People’s Representative in Qianjiang City, Hubei Province

November 6, 2016

Mr. Yao Lifa (姚立法) has been an advocate of grassroots elections in China since 1998. – The Editors    

We live on the lowest rung of society; we yearn for a brighter future.      632 more words

China

For Over 36 Years, Grassroots Elections in China Have Made No Progress - An Interview With Hu Ping

November 1, 2016

Updated on November 17: 5-minute BBC video tells everything you need to know about Chinese elections.

Yaxue Cao: This year is also an election year in China, with county- and district-level elections of People’s Representatives on November 15.

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China

Record Number of Beijing Residents Declare Their Independent Candidacy for Local People’s Congress Seats

China Change, October 22, 2016

“Participation is the simplest, most direct, most realistic, and most effective political action.” — Yao Lifa, 2016

“Actually, the result is not what is most important. 1,398 more words

China

Presidential Election Highlights Decline of the Duopoly: American Politics Needs a Third Way

In this day and age it is difficult for any politician to escape scandal, although even by modern standards US presidential hopefuls Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have courted it in large measure. 1,019 more words

Americas

'The Ruler' Endorses Pro-Life Evan McMullin in U.S. Presidential Race...

“THE RULER” URGES FAITHFUL CATHOLICS TO VOTE FOR A PRO LIFE CANDIDATE FOR UNITED STATES PRESIDENT.

THERE IS A FAITHFUL PRO LIFE CANDIDATE IN THE RACE & HIS NAME IS EVAN McMULLIN… 19 more words

If I Could Rate Presidential Candidates the Way I Rate Novels

What if I told you there are two presidential candidates that I really like?

Nope, this isn’t a joke. Unfortunately, neither of the two are front-runners, but that won’t keep me from voting for one of them when my ballot arrives in the mailbox. 2,670 more words

Elsewhere Online

INDEPENDENT CALLS FOR A MASSIVE CUT TO FOREIGN AID $$$.

MAKIN CANDIDATE CALLS FOR FOREIGN AID REFORM

Australia is already one of the largest donors to foreign aid, yet I wonder how much of that money ever makes it to the people most in need. 369 more words

Mark Aldridge