Democracy

Jon Queally, staff writer
"We remain deeply concerned at the denial of the right of self-determination to the Palestinian people," said delegate at a hearing in Geneva, "in the absence of which no other human right can be exercised or enjoyed."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Supporters of Libre Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla
"Nobody should obey a usurper government."
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...

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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.”