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Business As Usual Triumphs in Greek Election (tags)
Despotic Saudi Regime Lobbies to Chair Human Rights Council (tags)
Netanyahu Wins (tags)
India's Sham Democracy (tags)
Israeli Election Results (tags)
Seat Filling for the Stars: Sitting Pretty or Slave Labor? (tags)
I went undercover at a televised show called “Teachers Rock,” which was broadcast from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. I applied to be a seat filler with hopes of learning how this highly unusual profession works. Could this be the key to unemployment? Could filling seats fill bank accounts? It turned out the answer was no because the salary is zero.
Imelda Marcos bids for seat as Philippine race begins (tags)
Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has launched her campaign for a seat in parliament, as the country's congressional race formally began.
Fascist Rule in Israel (tags)
Israel lurches to the right.
Bring on the clowns (tags)
We need a laugh
Philippine Progressive party-list groups bare Palace plan to field sectoral groups (tags)
Progressive party-list groups in ther Philippines yesterday said they have obtained a document that would prove that Malacañang fielded sectoral organizations to run in the May 14 elections, in a bid to gain more seats at the House of Representatives to quell any impeachment complaint that would be filed against President Arroyo. Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Liza Masa said they were furnished with a copy of "confidential" memorandum of assistant secretary Marcelo Fariñas, head of the Office of External Affairs (OEA) special concerns group (SCG) of the Office of the President (OP), which asked for funding for these party-list groups that would be supported by the Palace.
Pitfalls of the Party-List Law (Conclusion) (tags)
The present party-list system has shortcomings that make it impossible to truly represent marginalized sectors, an expert on election laws told Bulatlat in an interview.
Reviewing the Party-List Law (First of three parts) (tags)
Nine years after the first party-list elections, 12 years after the passage of RA 7941, and 20 years after the ratification of the present Constitution – is the party-list system serving the avowed purpose of giving voice to the voiceless?
Democrats Urge Speaker Nunez to Return Money (tags)
The questionable $4 million Election Day contribution that Speaker Fabian Nunez received from the California Democratic Party immediately drew condemnation from good government activists, but now Democratic activists are wondering why grassroots contributions were refunded to a term-limited incumbent in a safe Democratic district.
US vote may alter stance on Mideast (tags)
Waxman: Only solid supporters of Israel will chair critical committees
What Democracy, Exactly, Are We Exporting? Let's Hope It's Not Ours (tags)
Long ago, the US stopped making things, and that was it for exporting stuff like TVs, cars, etc. Then America starting outsourcing services, so instead of exporting things like accounting or customer service, we import them. Now Bush says we’re exporting democracy, but if we don’t practice it at home, how can we hope to do that either?
November 5 battle cry: Defeat the right wing (tags)
People's Weekly World Newspaper, Oct 19, 2002 Interviews with labor, civil rights, women’s and peace organizations reveal a concerted nationwide campaign to maximize voter turnout in the Nov. 5 elections in an effort to wrest control of the House of Representatives from the Republican right wing and increase the one-vote Democratic margin in the Senate. A net gain of seven seats will give the Democrats control of the House.
Colombia Voters Reject U.S. War (tags)
When Colombian voters went to the polls yesterday to elect a new Congress, they massively rejected the candidates of the traditional ruling two-party system of the Conservative and Liberal parties.