The hypocrisy of democracy is the elephant in the room

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , , |

and its demise is accelerating in the absence of integrity, principles, patriotic guts and genetic mutation Three things you might not know The Economist Intelligence Unit's "Democracy Index 2016," ranks the USA 21st among 165 independent states. Norway is #1. Canada is #6.  The US dropped out of the top category of "full democracies" (19 countries) and joined 57 Read more...

Stand, kneel, sit, jump, run, pass … what difference does nationalism make?

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: politics, social, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome, uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Are national anthems really about respect? Or repression?   Four things you might not know Patriotism has been recognized since the earliest civilizations but nationalism is a relatively new concept with its origins in the 18th and 19th centuries. Nationalism is a "false consciousness" and nothing more than a well-branded veneer for economic, social and class leverage. Supreme Court Justice Read more...

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