As the gap between rich and poor widens, so too does trust in political institutions and faith in democracy itself. Democracy is opposite to inequality.
Socialism and Labor articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section deals with articles relating to democracy, socialism and labor. Reckoning with the important relationship between democracy and labor is essential in a democratic government. The theory of socialism, as opposed to capitalism, is characterized by social ownership of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy. Also see our articles on Anarchism, Capitalism, and Libertarianism. Also, there are many socialist parties in the US that you can find information on at our Third Party Central including Senator Bernie Sanders, a major election reform supporter.
Iranian authorities on January 20, 2019 arrested two activists who had alleged that authorities tortured them in detention, Human Rights Watch said today.
Do we have the courage to fight what Teddy Roosevelt called the “unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics”? Let’s find out! Some thoughts on providing revenue for the government.
Sudanese professional and opposition groups called for protests in 12 cities including capital Khartoum requesting President Omar al-Bashir to step down.
Tunisian workers went on strike Thursday demanding higher pay in a standoff with government struggling to reduce unemployment, poverty and social tensions.
A U.S. supplier of T-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores cut its ties with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp.
Doctors in Zimbabwe call off 40 day strike and the government says the strike resulted in patients “unnecessarily” suffering and some dying.
I have been very fortunate to make part of my life’s journey with people who like mom. Thus as I turn 75 this week I find it not only proper but just, to honor the memory of people close to me who have in many ways made my life richer.
The increasing political polarization, a problem of the entire western world, is based on misconceptions to which today’s politicians find themselves without an ideological solution. They are as trustworthy as a runaway train!
The revolutionary Patrick Henry who voiced this opinion in 1775 was the biggest slaveholder in the New World. He wanted freedom and liberty for himself but not for the slaves who made him his fortune.