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Media is back to anonymous, one-source stories on Trump that we can’t trust anymore

New York Post 16 Aug 2022
The progressives who run our newsrooms see existential threats to democracy everywhere they look, except in the mirror. But how can a nation that does not trust its newspapers possibly function properly as a democracy? And how can we trust our newspapers when they err so grievously and refuse to ever admit they got anything wrong?.

Trump’s hypocrisy threatens democracy — That’s the point of it

The Hill 15 Aug 2022
His hypocrisy undermines democracy; it erodes trust and breeds cynicism ... Political scientist John Keane has rightly that “Hypocrisy … is the soil in which antipathy towards democracy always takes root.”. Keane argues that democratic politics rests on a foundation of trust among citizens and between citizens and their representatives.

Courage and hope...

Reflector 15 Aug 2022
The United States is a republic, not a democracy.” ... being a democracy ... If you scratch its surface, you’ll find that “the republic not a democracy” notion barely conceals an agenda for taking away power from a lot of people, and giving more power to a few ... Tyrants despise democracy out of fear ... It takes hope to trust others.

Who Made Alex Jones?

WhoWhatWhy 15 Aug 2022
Americans’ trust in the free press, the “bulwark of liberty” that the Founders identified as key to a functioning democracy, is at an all-time low ... — to do anything that might derail their careers — all contribute mightily to the lack of trust found today throughout the land.

Jasmine Shah at Express Townhall: ‘We feel unemployment allowance is a good idea, of course, ...

Indian Express 15 Aug 2022
ExplainSpeaking . India at 75 ... Q ... Q ... In cases where someone may have gone overboard, in a democracy is there a need for immediate police action? ... People have to decide if they are happy with politics as usual or do they want to try this particular option? And this is what democracy is all about. We trust the people ... 'India mother of democracy' ... .

Will wind up terrorism in JK in one year: Lt Guv

The Wire Network 14 Aug 2022
Added on August 14, 2022 Press Trust of India ... He said the implementation of 73rd and 74th Constitution amendments have given a new lease of life to grassroots democracy in J-K ... Press Trust of India. Press Trust of India is lead news agency of India.

Democracies can weather prosecutions of former presidents

Bangor Daily News 14 Aug 2022
If Monday’s FBI search at Donald Trump’s Florida home leads to the prosecution of the former president, as supporters fear and detractors hope, then citizens of democracies everywhere might ask Americans, “What kept you?” ... In other words, democracy itself would be diminished ... to follow the example of those other democracies.

GOP Senate candidate Mehmet Oz works the crowd at Musikfest, as Democrat John Fetterman hits ...

Finger Lakes Times 14 Aug 2022
BETHLEHEM, Pa ... Gov ... “I’m thrilled,” Oz said ... “Yeah, we’ve been pretty vocal about the fact that we have to have some debates for democracy to work,” Oz said ... “Our health care is always better delivered locally and I trust democracy will allow local people to resume speaking to local representatives and make sure that Harrisburg reflects their desires ... .

'A pattern of conduct to destroy federal record': CREW urges DOJ to probe missing Jan. ...

Alternet 14 Aug 2022
READ MORE. Marco Rubio ... READ MORE. Fox News guest calls Mar-a-Lago search 'a preemptive coup'. “The violent insurrection of January 6 and the sustained efforts by a former president to overturn the results of a valid election have seriously eroded public trust in government and placed our democracy on shaky ground,” the complaint concludes ... READ MORE ... .

75 years on, the Indian dream | Mint

Live Mint 14 Aug 2022
It trusted its mostly illiterate citizens with the right to vote and the responsibility of building its democracy ... What form of welfare will get the work done? Which policies will click better? Who is the right leader? How should a democracy itself be?.

Much needs fixing by the Centennial of independence | Mint

Live Mint 14 Aug 2022
It was the early 1960s. Every time we travelled to the village, we found our grand-uncle (my father’s uncle) in front of his enormous house, always surrounded by people ... Why is it that members of dalit, adivasi, and other backward communities are able to reach the highest ranks in India if not due to trust in democracy? MORE FROM THIS SECTIONSee All.

Myanmar junta limits political parties from meeting foreigners

The Manila Times 13 Aug 2022
The military alleged widespread voter fraud during the November 2020 polls that the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate's National League for Democracy (NLD) party won in a landslide, although international observers said the election was largely free and fair ... exercise in democracy.

11 Opposition parties resolve to fight against ‘misuse’ of EVMs, money power and media

Hindustan Times 13 Aug 2022
... by India’s electoral democracy and unanimously passed the resolutions on them.

Jenn Richey Nicholas: An update to James Carville’s 1992 campaign advice

Lima Ohio 12 Aug 2022
Business for Democracy, a campaign of the American Sustainable Business Network, has launched seven state collaboratives, with more on the way, to use the trusted voice of small businesses to elevate the issue of protecting democracy so that it will be of concern to voters this November.

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