u have to do to c there is a prob is turn on ur TV the airwaves are saturated with political ads funded by a handful of billionaires pushing their narrow agenda. The result? The massive megaphone ey've bought is drowning out the voices of everyone else.  Take a look at the House of Representatives. After Citizens United, polluter dollars poured into campaigns all over the country. political money distorting the priorities of our democracy

Stop Polluters From Putting Their Money Where Your Mouth Is

This photo demonstrates how pollution is impacting and destroying the earth. It shows that we as humans are oblivious to this and aren't trying to take action against reducing our ecological footprint.

Venezuela's Maduro claims poll victory as opposition cries foul https://tmbw.news/venezuelas-maduro-claims-poll-victory-as-opposition-cries-foul  Electoral officials in Venezuela say turnout in the controversial election for a constituent assembly was 41.5%, a figure disputed by the opposition.The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election. It also called for more protests on Monday.Sunday's election was marred by violence, with widespread…

Venezuela's Maduro claims poll victory as opposition cries foul https://tmbw.news/venezuelas-maduro-claims-poll-victory-as-opposition-cries-foul Electoral officials in Venezuela say turnout in the controversial election for a constituent assembly was 41.5%, a figure disputed by the opposition.The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election. It also called for more protests on Monday.Sunday's election was marred by violence, with widespread…

Sanders: N.Y. Primary Not an Example of Democracy - NBC News

Sanders: N.Y. Primary Not an Example of Democracy

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders explains to a crowd in Scranton, Pa., that many Independent voters were not able to support him on Tuesday in the New York primary.

#MalcolmX #oppression It's still happening... A few  examples: http://stopwar.org.uk/campaigns/islamophobia   A discussion of the terrorism propaganda that has been used to justify wars of aggression in the name of a so-called democracy, &that has been painting victims as criminals, another example is given by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg who talks about the unjustified, criminal wars in Vietnam and  Irak. www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyKIb3f1qk8 Another example…

"If you're not careful the newspapers will have you hating the people who are oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppression." - Malcolm X.

Spy Jazz ‏@spyjazz 19h19 hours ago  "There's no better example of democracy than a #jazz ensemble"-Michelle Obama, here with Sean Jones & @wyntonmarsalis

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Spy Jazz ‏ hours ago "There's no better example of democracy than a ensemble"-Michelle Obama, here with Sean Jones &

LO 1.A.1: Compare how various models of democracy are reflected through major institutions, policies, events, or debates in the U.S. Participatory democracy is when the people are 100% responsible for making decisions, as in a neighborhood council or a school board meeting, shown in the picture above.  Pluralist democracy specifically represents various groups that stand for different causes, including the NAACP. Ideally, each group gets recognition from the gov't, although they are not…

LO 1.A.1: Compare how various models of democracy are reflected through major institutions, policies, events, or debates in the U.S. Participatory democracy is when the people are 100% responsible for making decisions, as in a neighborhood council or a school board meeting, shown in the picture above. Pluralist democracy specifically represents various groups that stand for different causes, including the NAACP. Ideally, each group gets recognition from the gov't, although they are not…

Athenian Democracy - Ancient History Encyclopedia A brief history of one of the earliest examples of democracy

Athenian Democracy

Athenian Democracy - Ancient History Encyclopedia A brief history of one of the earliest examples of democracy

How Democratic Are We? Activity (Civics)  This is a fun and interactive activity for your secondary students. First, students will work with a partner to analyze political cartoons related to democracy. Then the class will analyze six scenarios in the United States to determine if it is an example of democracy or not. For example, “In the 2000 election Bush won the Electoral College vote but Al Gore won the popular vote.”My students have a great time debating these scenarios. For a wrap-up…

How Democratic Are We? Quote/Cartoon/Scenario Analysis Activity

How Democratic Are We? Activity (Civics) This is a fun and interactive activity for your secondary students. First, students will work with a partner to

Your students will learn about the different forms of government and how they can be classified (direct/representative democracy, theocracy, oligarchy, monarchy, parliamentary, presidential etc.)by using real world government examples.

Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity

Your students will learn about the different forms of government and how they can be classified (direct/representative democracy, theocracy, oligarchy, monarchy, parliamentary, presidential etc.)by using real world government examples.

“The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.” ― Aldous Huxley http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/94619-the-propagandist-s-purpose-is-to-make-one-set-of-people

Aldous Huxley: "The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people FORGET that certain other sets of people are human." (Wait - Doesn't a politician have a propagandist?

Gee, I wonder what group(s) he could be talking about? ;)

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Winston Churchill Quote: Some people's idea of free speech is that they are free to say what they like but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage.

Prefix	Meaning	Examples a-	also an-	not, without	atheist, anaemic a-	to, towards	aside, aback in the process of, in a particular state	a-hun...

EnglishClub - helping you learn English or teach English. You'll find everything from lessons for learners to jobs for teachers, including fun pages like games, videos, quizzes and chat.

Because it's okay to have premarital sex if you're a man.  But if you're a woman, you're going to Hell!  It's bullshit..

Christian school fires pregnant woman over premarital sex

Nope, no double standard there. you see, the (biblical) rules are different for men and women.

Homosexuals. Native Americans. Two Spirit People

This is true! Read the article, such a beautiful culture. I love Native American culture it's so interesting. It's nice to see that even the native Americans accepted gay people :)

Using The Adventures of The Bailey School Kids Werewolves Don't Run For President, you will read a chapter a day and then teach key concept about the American Government & US Democracy. Students can relate the ideas to a more concrete example of Democracy & Government provided in the book. Its a perfect way to help students understand the role and basic structure of the US Government.

Learning about the US Government & Democaracy

Learning about the US Government can be a bit abstract for younger kiddos. Using The Adventures of The Bailey School

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