Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?

. . The Iranian people got to experience a strong and vibrant democracy from 1907 – 1953, before their country was plunged back into dictatorship by the 1953 coup instigated by the USA & UK. During these five decades of real democracy in Iran, the people enjoyed systems of government very similar to that weContinue reading “Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?”

Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?

. . The Iranian people got to experience a strong and vibrant democracy from 1907 – 1953, before their country was plunged back into dictatorship by the 1953 coup instigated by the USA & UK. During these five decades of real democracy in Iran, the people enjoyed systems of government very similar to that weContinue reading “Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?”

The Universe Explained…Properly.

. Freeing myself from the hold of the mainstream media was personal journey of about a decade. It even involved the discovery of new scientific laws as well as the application of some traditional old ones! Two of Sir Issac Newton’s laws of motion are very useful when determining why so many people are blindContinue reading “The Universe Explained…Properly.”

President Eisenhower’s Greatest Deed (out of many)

World War 2 General and American President Dwight D Eisenhower’s greatest deed as a public servant occurred on January 17, 1961, shortly before stepping down after 8 years in the Whitehouse. President Eisenhower delivered a farewell address to the nation, which is still talked about 60 years later, in 2021. The public response to theContinue reading “President Eisenhower’s Greatest Deed (out of many)”

Iran on a Path Back to Full Democracy?

The President of Iran, the entire Iranian Parliament, as well as the Leaders of every city, town and village across Iran, are chosen by democratic elections in this country of over 80 million people. There is much enthusiasm in Iran’s elections, Supporters of Iranian political parties rally enthusiastically in 2017.  Note that many women’s hair is clearly visible, the scarves being merely token. The ladies areContinue reading “Iran on a Path Back to Full Democracy?”

The First Democratically Elected American President was…

This Guy in 1968 ! Richard Milhous Nixon When did America become a democracy? And therefore, who was the first democratically elected President? It is much later than you might think! America, declaring independence in 1776, wasn’t technically a fully participatory democracy until 1965. This was the year that Congress passed the Voting RIghts Act,Continue reading “The First Democratically Elected American President was…”