Democracy

Jon Queally, staff writer
Veteran journalist Bill Moyers on the set of Moyers & Company in 2013. (Credit: BillMoyers.com)
"Democracy is fragile, and no one can say with certainty that it can withstand the manifold risks to which it is now exposed," writes Moyers in farewell
Jon Queally, staff writer
"We are tired. And our job is to give peace and security to the Honduran people...
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barcelona protest
Independence movement supporters marched to protest the prison detentions of...

Further

Sick of our electoral debacle? Check out Iceland, where the radical Pirate Party is improbably poised to win their election with a quarter of Icelanders' support, more than any other party. Riding a wave of post-Panama-Papers rage at corrupt business as usual, the Pirates would reject the two governing parties to form a coalition with small progressive ones to work for direct democracy, free speech and transparency. Their rubric: “We are not here to gain power. We are here to distribute power.”