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?”

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)”

The Dishonesty of the BBC

The once widely respected BBC, the State owned British broadcaster, has really sunk to new low levels with its various tricks and fakery to promote or dishevel, as the case may be, a person or a cause. Here are but three examples, a) “Comrade” Jeremy Corbyn. The British Labour party continues to implode due toContinue reading “The Dishonesty of the BBC”

US President Sanders’ Second Term

“President Sanders today announces new bill to Congress to limit war making powers of the United States.” WOW – if only this were true. Bernie Sanders IS WORKING on this new just announced bill, but just as a Senator, not the President. The United States and the world should be enjoying the second term ofContinue reading “US President Sanders’ Second Term”

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…”

Dirty Tricks in UK Election

British Politics Now Very Dirty Last week there was a by-election in the British parliamentary electorate (similar to a Congressional District) called Batley and Spen to replace a representative (called an MP) who had resigned. The UK Labour party had won the seat for many years but its victory in this election was far fromContinue reading “Dirty Tricks in UK Election”

US Man on Parole could face 40 years in prison, because he voted!

Voter Disenfranchisement is US Historical Issue https://www.rt.com/usa/528946-famous-texas-voter-arrested/ A man hailed by mainstream media outlets for standing in line for six hours to cast his ballot in last year’s Democratic primary has been arrested for voting illegally. He faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted. Hervis Rogers, 62, was a felon on parole atContinue reading “US Man on Parole could face 40 years in prison, because he voted!”