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Is Socialism the Bright Future Awaiting America?

Politics in the US is becoming increasingly polarized, leaving millennials no other choice The sudden rise of far left members of the US House of Representatives has become one of the highlights of this political season in Washington. A particular object of attention has been the “Squad” formed by charismatic Democratic congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York), Ilhan Omar (Minnesota), Ayanna Pressley (Massachusetts), and Rashida Tlaib (Michigan). All four are capable, ambitious minority...


Mueller never heard our side

Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev tells Christiane Amanpour why he thinks the Mueller investigation was biased and "not a fair approach." Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev tells Christiane Amanpour why he thinks the Mueller investigation was biased and "not a fair approach Source: CNN


Mandatory Democracy?

... amendment. The process of making such an amendment can take many years, even decades. However, Barack Obama added that he had already instructed the Department of Justice to take steps to expand citizens’ involvement and to remove all restrictions in elections at the local and state level. For all the apparent simplicity and straightforwardness of this initiative to improve the institutions of American democracy, however, if it were put into effect it would be of truly revolutionary significance for American politics. Barack Obama himself quite frankly outlined the hopes and calculations which the current leadership of the Democratic Party links to ...


What will democracy be like in a hundred years?

... population. In Switzerland this is ensured by a mechanism thanks to which a large number of cantons enjoy broad powers and the role of the central government is minimal. Obstacles hindering democracy The following circumstances are main obstacles hindering democracy: Huge transaction costs of elections, which are held once in several years because of this; The citizens’ inability to directly affect the government’s political course between the elections; The citizens’ incompetence in the majority of issues which are under ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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