Despite his trial on Monday in Hong Kong, Benny Tai was kind enough to answer some questions written by DC Founder and Editor-in-Chief Adrian Tawfik to help inform our readers about what lies ahead.
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I am honored to be included in this new publication and art exhibit featuring poets from across America and the world coming together to address the meaning and the effects of building THE WALL.
Very few details have emerged about the coup, as the government has tried to keep a tight lid on information. What we do know, however, raises a great number of suspicions.
I was lucky enough to attend the “Peace Congress to End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad” that took place in Washington D.C. on November 9th. I livestreamed the morning session.
Much of the future direction of the nation politically depends on whether Democrats can tap into their own identity and reveal to the American people a message worth voting for.
Academics are slowly coming to realize that the US is more an oligarchy than a democracy, but it will take time to loosen the grip of the democracy myth on the people.
It makes no sense at all for states to be registering people to vote online, but then not using that same system to make it easy for voters to sign ballot access petitions.
Democracy Chronicles author Benny Tai emailed asking that we do our best to share this call for help. Benny and his friends will stand trial in Hong Kong on November 19.
It has been a daunting task from the very start. Don’t let the expectations of a greater wave and a larger breach in the wall diminish the very real victory achieved on Election Day 2018.
Voters overwhelmingly made their city the first in the US to adopt approval voting, an alternative voting method in which voters can vote for as many candidates as they approve of.