Democracy

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A watchdog group on Monday stepped up its efforts to get the Trump administration to answer for its military strike on Syria in April. The Protect Democracy Project filed a motion asking a judge to order several federal agencies to give expedited answers to the group's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, filed earlier this month, that...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After marching 100 miles from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, a group of activists...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.K. Labour Party's election manifesto, officially unveiled on Tuesday...

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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.”