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US Encourages Closer Ties with Taiwan Without Changing 'One China' Policy

Voa News 13 Apr 2021
Taiwan is a vibrant democracy and a force for good in the world ... Ambassador to Brazil Todd Chapman tweeted "Taiwan is a prominent democracy, a global technology leader and a trusted business partner" after he had met with Taiwan's envoy to Brazil Chang Tsung-Che.
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Judge releases Trump appointee charged in Capitol riot

Democratic Underground 13 Apr 2021
6. U.S ... “The fact that, as a federal employee, Klein actively participated in an assault on our democracy to thwart the peaceful transfer of power constitutes a substantial and deeply concerning breach of trust,” Bates wrote ... However, the appointee of President George W ... 6 ... .
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‘I’m dead set against net zero’: Climate programs promote illegal Chinese conduct

The Daily Telegraph Australia 13 Apr 2021
Mr Canavan said, “I don’t think we should put as a western world put on massive big Chinese red handcuffs on our industry, on our jobs and give a free ride to the country that I threatening the security and democracy of our region” ... we just cannot trust China to do the same.” ....
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Defibrillating democracy

Resilience 12 Apr 2021
Rich Wilson and Claire Mellier explain how citizens’ assemblies have the potential to restart the beating heart of democracy ... People also tend to trust citizens’ assemblies much more than they do politicians to act in the public interest ... So how can citizens’ assemblies help restart the beating heart of democracy?.
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Commentary: What a container ship stranded in the Suez Canal showed us about globalization

Finger Lakes Times 12 Apr 2021
These two initiatives combined will not only help American families overcome global challenges but will help democracies across the world do the same ... Such an approach would combine our economic interests with our commitment to democracy by building economic partnerships with allies we can trust.
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Lessons on globalization

The Bradford Era 12 Apr 2021
These two initiatives combined will not only help American families overcome global challenges but will help democracies across the world do the same ... Such an approach would combine our economic interests with our commitment to democracy by building economic partnerships with allies we can trust.
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Trump admin official charged in Capitol insurrection released from jail pending trial: report

Raw Story 12 Apr 2021
On Monday, POLITICO reported that a former Trump administration official charged in the invasion of the U.S ... Explaining his decision, Bates wrote, "The fact that, as a federal employee, Klein actively participated in an assault on our democracy to thwart the peaceful transfer of power constitutes a substantial and deeply concerning breach of trust ... .
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Guest column: The business case for democracy

The Florida Times Union 11 Apr 2021
Free markets, necessitate democracy, which needs a commitment to social justice ... To the contrary, unfettered crony capitalism has led to grotesque income inequality, an erosion of trust in institutions and staggering environmental degradation. Businesses need democracy to work.
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The Observer view on Joe Biden’s audacious spending plans | Observer editorial

The Guardian 11 Apr 2021
The emerging picture is breathtaking ... a watershed in American economic policymaking ... This revolution, it is claimed, will dent populism’s appeal and may save democracy itself ... The absence of such hope and trust accounts for much that has gone wrong within western democracies in recent years ... ....
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The Observer view on Joe Biden’s audacious spending plans

The Observer 11 Apr 2021
This revolution, it is claimed, will dent populism’s appeal and may save democracy itself ... The absence of such hope and trust accounts for much that has gone wrong within western democracies in recent years.
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Editorial: GT commissioners continue to disappoint

Traverse City Record-Eagle 11 Apr 2021
Just because something is legal doesn’t mean it’s ethical. It seems most of us receive such advice at some point in our lives from a wise confidant. It’s good guidance, the kind of words we hope most people in our orbit embrace ... They seem to disregard public trust as an afterthought, not a building block to a healthy democracy ... .
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New legislation would grant more power to state audit investigations

Rocky Mount Telegram 11 Apr 2021
Government transparency is critical to the success of our democracy. My goal in creating this bill is to strengthen the public’s trust and preserve the integrity of local government while avoiding wrongdoing and conflicts of interest,” Barnes said Friday in an interview.
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ASSANGE EXTRADITION: A History of the Espionage Act and How it Ensnared Julian Assange

Consortium News 11 Apr 2021
“In the First Amendment the Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to fulfill its essential role in our democracy ... Their only admissible purpose in a democracy should be to restrain and punish espionage, gross breaches of trust and gross carelessness in respect of State secrets.
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Mass Vaccination Is a Show of American Might

The Atlantic 10 Apr 2021
became an outlier, even among democracies. A clear line emerged between countries that had high levels of social trust and decent public-health systems—Taiwan, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea—and those, including the U.S ... But if American democracy is no longer a trusted product, American efficiency could be once again.
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Ofer Cassif'a assault requires serious self-examination - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 10 Apr 2021
Ofer Cassif, a member of Knesset from the Joint List, was at the demonstration ... Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg also criticized police conduct, saying that “police violence does not go unnoticed in any sector, and it undermines the trust of citizens and the foundations of democracy, especially when it is directed at a Knesset member ... .

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