I’m Losing Faith in American Democracy

Yard signs proclaiming “Everyone Sucks – 2016” are selling out fast. Will this be the go-to rally cry of our presidential election?

The Most Important School Subject? How About History

Schools should recognize their purpose is not solely to turn out good, little “workers;” their mission is to give young people the knowledge and wisdom to thrive as humans.

Capitalism Will Eat Democracy – Unless We Speak Up

“Democracy is receding in Europe,” says Minister of Finance for Greece in this incredible TED talk about the economic case for authentic democracy.

Republican Debaters Decimate Our Democracy

David Kanegis believes the Republican Debate was not only a debacle, but a threat to national security. And yet he couldn’t stop watching it.

US Democracy “Trumps” All as a Dysfunctional Disgrace

As the rest of the world looks upon America’s 2016 presidential race and what has become a disgrace of a democratic system, its bewilderment can be organized around a series of hows and whys.

Voter ID Requirements are Disenfranchisement Politics, as Usual. So Don’t Fall for it

Rich Monetti advices against voter ID requirements. Here’s why.

Democracy and Economy are Jokes, and I am My Own Worst Critic

Srgjan Ivanovik’s failed attempt at a novel helped expose the Macedonian jokes of Democracy and Economy.

The Invisible Cynic

Cabot O’Callaghan is fed up with the lies perpetuated by mass culture and the media and ready for some real change.

What Does Sony’s Pulling ‘The Interview’ Mean for Free Speech?

Matthew Rozsa believes North Korea’s threat to Sony challenges the very essence of our democratic freedoms.

Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

Julian Casablancas Wants You to Engage in Our Democracy

With mid term turnout the lowest in 70 years, engaging, energizing and mobilizing young people into the political process is critical, and artists are key.

Happy Election Day!

Yes I know you’re busy, but you still need to go vote.