democracy

  • DOUBLE STAIN FOR DEMOCRACY

    More than 150 million citizens cast their vote at the polls on November 3, in a historic participation day for the American people. The result was incontrovertible, more than 81 million people voted for now president-elect Joe Biden, and more than 74 million for current president Donald Trump.  Based...
  • DOBLE MANCHA PARA LA DEMOCRACIA

    Más de 150 millones de ciudadanos depositaron su voto en las urnas el 3 de noviembre, en una jornada de participación histórica para el pueblo estadounidense.  El resultado fue incontrovertible, más de 81 millones de personas votaron a favor del ahora presidente electo Joe Biden, y más de 74 millones...
  • VOTERS OF COLOR RESTORED DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA IN 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

    In a country that is polarized and hurt by COVID-19 and a divisive leadership, a massive turnout of voters resulted in a close election where Democrat Joe Biden was pushed across the finish line by large majorities of voters of color. On Saturday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were...
  • VOTANTES DE COLOR RESTAURARON LA DEMOCRACIA EN AMÉRICA EN LAS ELECCIONES PRESIDENCIALES DE 2020

    En un país polarizado y herido por COVID-19 y un liderazgo divisivo, una participación masiva de votantes resultó en una elección cerrada donde el demócrata Joe Biden fue empujado a cruzar la línea de meta por una gran mayoría de votantes de color. Este sábado pasado, Joe Biden y...
  • IMPEACHMENT NEEDS DEFIINITIION AND CLARIFICATION

    It was obvious to me during the Presidential Impeachment Trial that the term impeachment needed a more precise definition and clarification. When Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi initiated the impeachment process when she heard (as did I on the TV program covering this incident) President Trump say to...
  • Needed Follow-ups Following the Robert Mueller Report

    National Public Radio (KQED FM 88.5, San Francisco, CA) broadcast on July 24, 2019, the entire Robert Mueller personal testimony (about three hours) when questioned by Democratic members of the House’s Judiciary Committee, Jerry Nadler, Chairman. A Republican Judicial Committee also interviewed Mueller with the obvious goal of protecting...
  • Governing a Digital Democracy: Unanswered Questions

    Shelly Palmer  I wrote an article back in April 2009 entitled Metamerica: Evolving The Governance Of A Digital Democracy. It begins, “Dateline New York: April 3, 2021” with breaking news about a massive, catastrophic data breach. Dateline New York: April 3, 2021 — The White House issued a statement today...
  • 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...

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