Montreal Simon: Bernie Sanders and the Rise of the Pro Democracy Movement

In New York City last night Bernie Sanders held a giant rally in Washington Park.And although it was one of the biggest rallies of the campaign, CNN and other TV news channels all but ignored the event, and Sanders' message.“It is not just about electing a president,” Sanders said. “It is about creating a political revolution. ...

Writings of J. Todd Ring: Reflections on democracy

There is a global war on democracy underway, and if it is not addressed, our future will be bleak. But let us start with the ground work of democracy, and follow from there. Simple majority rule is accurately described as the tyranny of the majority; hence the need for constitutional democracy, where the rights and ...

Writings of J. Todd Ring: Go Back To Sleep America, At Your Own Peril

I never reprint other people’s writings, no matter how good – but I will make an exception for this. This article is a true must-read. Please, take the time to read it. Then act. Good morning America. It’s time for a new day. Kudos and warm thanks to Jill Dalton at recoveringarmybrat. I will definitely ...