democracy

Foreign Influence in Elections is Wrong: Ours or Theirs

Abolish the NED and Return USAID to development: Call your elected officials and candidates! Challenge your leaders to support democracy! The political class – at least the Democrat part of it – is all aghast at the possibility that contributions by foreign corporations are tainting our electoral system. The Alliance for Global Justice Respect for…

Save Our Democracy from the Supreme Court

The following was originally released by Public Citizen Our path to a more just world starts where we are. Changing the world means changing our own government. But our democracy just suffered a devastating setback. On January 21, the Supreme Court-in a case called Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission-overturned decades of precedent and ruled…

No Support for Haiti’s Undemocratic Elections

Demands: 1. No financial support for February legislative elections. 2. No recognition of elections that exclude major political parties, including Haiti’s largest party Fanmi Lavalas. 3. No election monitoring because it would legitimize an undemocratic process 4. Stop election interference by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), International Republican Institute (IRI), National Democratic Institute (NDI),…

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! DEMOCRACY UNDER ATTACK IN HONDURAS! PEOPLE BEING ROUNDED UP IN STADIUMS, THE BRAZILIAN EMBASSY IS UNDER SIEGE!

September 22, 2009 [The Alliance for Global Justice has received this action alert from Rights Action. For more information, go to: http://www.rightsaction.org/] Please write immediately to the UN missions of the members of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, from Canada, United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,…

US funding Bolivian opposition: Morales

Press TV. September 15, 2009 Bolivian President Evo Morales accuses Washington of funding the campaigns of his rivals to prevent his reelection in Bolivia’s upcoming presidential election. Morales took his accusations of subversion against the United States to new levels on Tuesday, claiming that his rivals in the December presidential election had received campaign funds…