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It’s not Russia that’s damaging American democracy – it’s money

It is estimated that over $5.2 billion will be spent on the US midterm elections and it’s no secret that hundreds of millions of those dollars are supplied by billionaire donors. This system is incompatible with real democracy.

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‘We have met the enemy and he is us’: Who’s really ‘undermining’ US democracy? asks Stephen Cohen

Allegations that Russia is still “attacking” US elections, now again in November, could delegitimize our democratic institutions. Summarizing one of the themes in his new book, ‘War with Russia? From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate,’ Stephen F. Cohen argues that Russiagate allegations of Kremlin attempts to “undermine American democracy” may themselves erode confidence […]

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‘Germans Are Completely Fed Up, Want Change’ – Ex-Diplomat on Elections

Germany’s governing parties are bracing for elections in the state of Hesse on October 28, as polls suggest that the Christian and Social Democratic coalition could see a drop in support. Sputnik discussed the regional elections in Germany with Alastair Newton, a former career diplomat with the British Diplomatic Service.

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57% Americans believe 2 parties not enough – poll

The majority of US citizens believe the two-party system is inherently flawed, and there is need for an actual third party to reflect the will of the people, a new poll has found. The trend has been stable for past five years. The new Gallup poll, released on Friday, shows that almost every third US […]

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‘Kiss of Death’: Hillary Clinton Avoiding Political Limelight – Dem Strategist

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is a curse for Democrats, who are now going out of their way to distance themselves from the former lawmaker, according to political operatives. Clinton, who just two years ago enjoyed the almost unanimous support of the Democratic Party, is now a perceived as a ‘kiss of death’ whose […]

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Democrats Still Can’t Recover From Clinton’s Loss to Trump – US Academic

Despite the increasing polarization of US society, the Democratic Party has still failed to regain the support of its original working-class base, Brown University associate professor Vladimir Golstein told Sputnik. He explained why the American public would still prefer Republicans in the long run.

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Twitter Ablaze As Trump Says He Likes Taylor Swift’s Music 25% Less Now

The US pop singer earlier broke her silence regarding her political affiliation after sharing on social media that she would support two democratic candidates in November’s congressional midterm elections. Taylor Swift’s stunning revelation about her preferences in the upcoming midterm elections didn’t go unnoticed by Donald Trump who said he will like her songs “about […]

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Young Americans have soured on capitalism, and that’s what got Trump elected – Slavoj Žižek

Support for capitalism among younger voters has dropped drastically, a new Gallup poll reveals. The US establishment’s refusal to see this shift has resulted in Trump’s election, philosopher Slavoj Zizek tells RT. According to the poll, 57 percent of Democrats view socialism positively. Only 47 percent view capitalism positively, down from 56 percent in 2010.

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Would the American people be better served by a Movement for a People’s Party?

Nick Brana, founder and executive director of Movement for a People’s Party, talks with journalist Chris Hedges about the US’ two political party system, the need for third and fourth parties, and his experience campaigning for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election.

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Suspicion About Russian Meddling in German Parl’t Elections Proven Wrong – Intel

Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) does not have specific data on possible attempts by Russia to affect the 2017 Bundestag elections, according to a report. “After Russia took measures to intervene in the presidential elections in the US and France, as well as launching numerous cyber attacks against the German Bundestag, politicians, parties and political foundations, fears […]

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Trump is Pushing US Into Scripted and Pre-Planned World War III

The side of Deep State full control and the agenda to depopulate the world by 90% and than create the New World Order. That is the plan. They cause narratives to divide the people. Country against country, race against race, Christian against Muslim, woman against man, black against white etc. Trump is Pushing US Into […]

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Ann Coulter: Trump is a ‘shallow, lazy ignoramus’

Conservative columnist and author Ann Coulter late Tuesday accused President Trump of being an “ignoramus” who is “not giving us what he promised” during a stinging attack at Columbia University. The former pro-Trump writer lambasted the president over a perceived failure to deliver on key immigration promises in comments reported by The Daily Beast.

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The Mind-Benders: How to Harvest Facebook Data, Brainwash Voters, and Swing Elections

In the days and weeks following the 2016 presidential elections, reports surfaced about how a small British political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, might have played a pivotal role in Donald Trump’s surprise victory. The company claimed to have formulated algorithms to influence American voters using individually targeted political advertisements.

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Russian polling stations in Ukraine blocked by police & radicals (VIDEOS)

Ukrainian police and radicals have blocked Russian diplomatic missions to prevent voters from participating in the presidential election. The move was condemned by Russian officials as a “blatant violation of international law.”

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‘Political Games’: May Accuses Russia in Bid to Look Like Thatcher – Analyst

Russians are going to the polls on Sunday to elect their president, who will govern the country for the next six years. There are over 108 million eligible voters in Russia and nearly 2 million people can vote abroad. Radio Sputnik spoke with Tom McGregor, political analyst and Asia-Pacific commentator at China’s national TV broadcaster […]

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