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Reddit ‘quarantines’ its biggest pro-Trump message board

 Reddit has taken steps to “quarantine” the largest pro-Donald Trump community on its site, The_Donald, due to “repeated rule-breaking behavior” and, in recent days, “encouragement of violence towards police officers and public officials in Oregon”  Visitors to the The_Donald message board, which describes itself as “a never-ending rally dedicated to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump”...

Julie Bishop: ‘Populism is on the rise, democracy is in crisis’

Populism is on the rise. Around the world, there are some leaders who see an opportunity for political gain by embracing populist stances. We must question whether policies that are superficially attractive to sections of the community actually have any long-term benefits or are they, in fact, detrimental and history has shown that they are. When populism is rising, we’re...

Economic Democracy: The Cooperative Alternative | EdinburghX on edX | Course About Video

DONALD AR GEORGE: Political democracy is widely advocated as the best form of government available. But democracy rarely operates within the firm. At least in principle democratic governments can be criticized freely and are answerable to the people they seek to govern. But managers are not answerable to the people they seek to manage and criticism can be a dangerous...