Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

HWH Commentary: Communism is dead – because it worked in theory ONLY, not practice. Large parts of the world practiced it and large parts of the world suffered as a result. Only a tiny elite, ruling minority prospered under their own rule, which in essence made them a dictatorhip by committee. If you call yourselvesContinue reading “Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China”

Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East? Netanyahu’s comments have shattered that illusion 

…Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East? Netanyahu’s comments have shattered that illusion. His comments that the country belongs to ‘Jewish people alone’ strike to the heart of the nature of Israel. Ben White The Independent Voices Netanyahu is desperate, in the face of an electoral challenge from former military chiefs of staffContinue reading “Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East? Netanyahu’s comments have shattered that illusion “

‘The Biggest Threat to Our Democracy Is Indifference.’ Barack Obama Kicks off Midterm Campaigning

HWH COMMENT: Re:“The biggest threat to our democracy is indifference” said by Obama gearing up for campaigning for mid-term elections on his quest to save American democracy. One thing to be sure about the world today, especially in America, there is no indifference – not from anyone nor any sector. People from all walks holdContinue reading “‘The Biggest Threat to Our Democracy Is Indifference.’ Barack Obama Kicks off Midterm Campaigning”

THE RESISTANCE – a joke or a tragedy

Why is there a resistance movement in the United States? Resistance to what? Donald Trump? Republicans? Anybody who wants to work with Donald Trump, anybody who supports Donald Trump? Resistance to all white people, crackers, the white man, racists? Old white people? All men? All rich white people? How about rich brown or black people?Continue reading “THE RESISTANCE – a joke or a tragedy”

BIG ON COMPLAINTS SHORT ON SOLUTIONS

‘The majority rules’ doesn’t mean the majority is right. All systems are flawed. Democracy can satisfy fifty-one percent of the people, which leaves forty-nine percent disgruntled. Out of that fifty-one percent, people still may not be satisfied within that group, since the final choice between two candidates often results in choosing the lesser of twoContinue reading “BIG ON COMPLAINTS SHORT ON SOLUTIONS”