Tag: Democracy

#UNGA76: Buhari raises alarm over erosion of democracy in W/Africa, urges resistance

At #UNGA76 President Buhari raises alarm over the erosion of democracy in West Africa at but fails to acknowledge presence of pro-democracy protesters from Nigeria demanding an end to the military-era imposed constitution. #End1999Constitution #NINASReferendum

Opinion | Is Democracy a Figment of Our Imagination?

“Look, for example, at what is happening to the First Amendment today. Is there free speech in America? Is everyone encouraged, or even permitted to express what they really think? The public arena is governed by street gangs and online gangs, and anyone who steps out of line is immediately straightened out or silenced. And when you have no freedom of speech, you also have no equality, and therefore no democracy,” Michael Laitman writes.