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If e-government seems to be mainly about doing tax returns online, then e-democracy is its more exciting cousin, promising to put citizens at centre stage of the political process.

2005-09-18

 direct democracy e-government government
Anti-government protesters have overrun the presidential palace, the White House, in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek. Hundreds flooded into the compound as police opposition melted away, waving a flag from a second floor window and scattering documents, reporters said. Earlier opposition protesters - who are demanding that President Askar Akayev step down - fought running battles with pro-government forces. Protesters also took over...

2005-03-24

 Kyrgyzstan coup government revolution
What was once the most secret of all British government documents has been released in full. During the Cold War, civil servants used to rehearse the end of the world - what would happen if deterrence failed and nuclear war became inevitable.

2009-06-23

 nuclear politics UK war government Cold War
This documentary is a mind opener that reveals the relationship of the mythology of organized religion to war and the pursuit of power and world domination. It also gives a bit of historical perspective on the manipulations of events by the power elite, especially those in the central financial institutions, for their own control and domination designs.
 politics zeitgeist government religion conspiracy documentary money economy central bank Federal Reserve 9/11
Those public funds that were spent to 'end world hunger' did not go to the people of Africa, and they did nothing to end hunger. Instead, all the money, your money and my money, was paid directly to big international banks, reimbursing them for loans they had made to Africa, loans that could never have been repaid. Governments then reduced their aid to Africa, since they had been so generous, 'ending world hunger', by...

2008-04-24

 hunger government aid bank sheep mass psychology manipulation
If you would ask any American citizen what the Federal Reserve is, he probably would tell you that it is a government agency that creates all of the money to run the United States. This, unfortunately, is the misconception most American have: that the Federal Reserve is a government agency, probably because the word “Federal” is used in its name. ... It is a private corporation controlled by the Bankers, and therefore it is operated for...
 Federal Reserve central bank money manipulation private government USA economy
On a recent run from Boston to Cape Cod, I test drove the 2008 Honda Accord, the latest version of this family favorite. The new Accord boasts an environmental first: a six-cylinder gasoline engine that's cleaner than many hybrid systems. There's only one catch: You can't actually buy this ultra-green Accord, or the four-cylinder version that also produces near-zero pollution. That is, unless you live in California, New York...
 environment car government USA oil clean politics
Publishes and comments on leaked documents alleging government and corporate misconduct.
 politics leak whistleblower activism government security journalism freedom of speech
The independent US commission looking into the 11 September 2001 attacks on America has begun hearing evidence on the risk that al-Qaeda posed.

2004-03-23

 9/11 al-Qaeda USA government investigation
Want to know how much phone companies and internet service providers charge to funnel your private communications or records to U.S. law enforcement and spy agencies? That’s the question muckraker and Indiana University graduate student Christopher Soghoian asked all agencies within the Department of Justice, under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed a few months ago. But before the agencies could provide the data, Verizon...

2009-12-01

 surveillance Yahoo Verizon USA spying intelligence service government big brother wiretap privacy Internet
Nepal is to hold a cabinet meeting on Mount Everest to highlight the threat global warming poses to glaciers.
 toread Mount Everest Nepal government incredible
Online tools can now help citizens curious about what their taxes are being spent on.

2009-12-11

 democracy government direct democracy Internet tax

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