Mark Ruffalo may have been present at the Javits Center in New York on Saturday night for the New York Comic Con panel about ‘The Avengers,’ but it’s likely his thoughts were downtown with the growing number of protestors at Occupy Wall Street. Not only has Ruffalo been vocal with his support, but he even visited protestors at Zuccotti Park last week after the park owners, Brookfield Properties… Continue reading Hulk Mark Ruffalo Supports Occupy Wall Street, Says Protests Are Close to 'True Direct Democracy'
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American Idol” reached a modest benchmark of sorts last week: the ratings for Thursday’s show reportedly beat the comparable episode from last … Continue reading A New Era in American (Idol) Democracy
Welcoming the “dawn of democracy” elsewhere in the world, President Pratibha Patil Monday referred to the “momentous developments” in Egypt. “Egypt has recently seen momentous developments. As a democracy ourselves, we welcome the dawn of democracy elsewhere,” she said in her address to the joint session of parliament at the beginning of budget session. Patil [...] Continue reading India welcomes democracy in Egypt, elsewhere: Patil
As the Egyptian people created history by ending three decades of Hosni Mubarak’s autocratic rule through a Gandhi like “moral force of nonviolence”, US President Barack Obama praised it as a new “beginning.” The end of Mubarak’s rule Friday by a groundswell of popular protests that began Jan 25 was not “the end of Egypt’s [...] Continue reading Obama hails Egypt’s Gandhian revolution, calls for ‘genuine democracy’
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said that political parties lack democracy but urged the youth to join politics through the Congress. “Political parties lack democracy, their doors are closed,” Gandhi said while appealing to young men and women to join his party. Gandhi was addressing the media on the final day of his three-day [...] Continue reading Political parties lack democracy: Rahul Gandhi