Tag Archives: democracy threatened

Democracy Now! Fascism Scholars Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Walden Bello, and Timothy Snyder discuss Trump, the Capitol assault, and fascist authoritarianism

“The American republic is hanging by a thread because the president of the United States has sought to use violence to stay in power and essentially to overthrow our constitutional system,” says Snyder.

Democracy Dies in Obfuscation, by Dorthee Benz

“The failure to name—and, worse, to try to obscure through misleading comparisons—what is plainly a threat to US democracy is a dereliction of journalistic duty.”

Video> Glenn Greenwald Clashes With Mika Brzezinski, Accuses MSNBC Host Of Using ‘White House Talking Points’

Click here to watch the full video and debate on HuffingtonPost.com SavageNationClips Published on Jun 10, 2013 Guardian UK reporter Glenn Greenwald appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday to discuss his coverage of the NSA whistleblower case. During the process, he took umbrage with host Mika Brzezinski’s use of White House “talking points” to defend […]

Norman Solomon> Bradley Manning Is Guilty of “Aiding the Enemy”—If the Enemy Is Democracy

Of all the charges against Bradley Manning, the most pernicious—and revealing—is “aiding the enemy.” by Norman Solomon  Published on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by Common Dreams Pfc. Bradley Manning (Portrait by Robert Shetterly) A blogger at The New Yorker, Amy Davidson, raised a pair of big questions that now loom over the courtroom at Fort Meade and over the […]