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Down The Memory Hole: Dismantling Democracy, Word By Word

Down The Memory Hole: Dismantling Democracy, Word By Word May 18, 2018  The National Memo Reprinted with permission from Tomdispatch. Consider us officially in an Orwellian world, though we only half realize it. While we were barely looking, significant parts of an American language long familiar to us quite literally, and in a remarkably coherent […]

Venezuelans are boycotting their presidential election Despite his 20 percent approval rate, President Nicolas Maduro is almost assured a win in Venezuela’s May 20 election. The opposition says the vote is a “farce.” REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Marco Aponte-Moreno, St Mary’s College of California Venezuela’s May 20 presidential election may be an election in name only. […]

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US for participatory polls in Bangladesh UNB May 17th, 2018 USAID Administrator Mark Green Collected Experience shows responsive democratic governance is an irreparable ingredient in long-term sustainability and successful economic development, Mark Green says The United States has underlined the importance of holding “free, fair and participatory election” in Bangladesh that truly reflects the will of […]

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