democracy

  • From Democracy to Technocracy

    Shelly Palmer During the recent congressional hearings, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the Senate intelligence committee’s vice chairman, said, “The era of the wild west in social media is coming to an end.” Congress, he said, will have to take action. “Where we go from here is an open question.”...
  • SANTA CLARA COUNTY ASKS COMMUNITY TO “GIVE A DAY TO DEMOCRACY” NOVEMBER 6

    Over 5,000 volunteer poll workers needed for Election Day; Bilingual and English Positions Earn up to $200 SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – Lady Liberty is coming to town; you might spot her on the side of the bus or in your daily newspaper, beckoning you to “Give a Day...
  • OUR NATION’S DEMOCRACY IS WORTH DEFENDING FROM ALL ADVERSARIES, BOTH FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR On September 11, 2001 four commercial planes were hijacked by Al-Qaeda extremist agents. One plane was deliberately crashed into one of the Twin Towers of New York City’s World Trade Center; a second plane was crashed into the other tower; the third plane was crashed...
  • FAKE FACTS; FAKE NEWS IMPACT INFORMED DEMOCRACY; IS USED BY AUTOCRATS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Steven Erlanger’s article entitled “AUTOCRATS ECHO CRY OF FAKE NEWS’” (New York Times, Large Print Weekly, 12.25.17, page 3) presents the world-wide impact of President Trump’s attacks on The Press’. Until the 2016 presidential campaign, the general public did not question the truthfulness or veracity...
  • Make America A Democracy Again

    Gil Villagran Special to El Observador  It is clear that our nation, the world’s first democracy, has lost its way from a revolutionary democracy, once the leader among nations, ripping apart the monarchist illusion that only a hereditary inbred family can rule by divine right.  Today, our democracy is...