Four in five middle-class Koreans identify themselves of lower social status:report

A new report has shown that the vast majority of Korea′s middle class actually identify themselves as members of a lower social status. The report also found that most of them expect to experience poverty in their later years. Park Se-young has the details. Sixty-five percent of Korea′s population falls Continue Reading

Proletariat | Wikipedia audio article

The proletariat ( from Latin proletarius “producing offspring”) is the class of wage-earners in an economic society whose only possession of significant material value is their labour-power (how much work they can do). A member of such a class is a proletarian. In Marxist theory, a dictatorship of the proletariat Continue Reading

How Rich Elites Influence Our Politics: The Democracy Alliance | Scott Walter

You hear many claims that the richest 1% control American politics through their massive checkbooks. Political figures have campaigned on the promise of removing power from the rich and giving it to the masses. One problem: those politicians, and the influential activist groups tied to them, get their funding from Continue Reading

Donald Trump tells UN ‘future belongs to patriots not globalists’

The truth is plain to see: if you want freedom, take pride in your country. If you want democracy, hold on to your sovereignty. And if you want peace, love your nation. Wise leaders always put the good of their own people and their own country first. The future does Continue Reading

Citizens, Assemble! Deliberative Democracy in 3 Minutes

After decades of expansion of democracy, cracks have begun to appear. Today, in country after country we are seeing people lose faith in democracy. There is declining trust in politicians and increased polarization. Instead of democratic debate and compromise, people are hunkering down in their positions and talking past each Continue Reading

How Germany’s Far Right Stole a Rallying Cry for Democracy | NYT News

“Wir sind das Volk.” In German it means, “We are the people.” This chant echoed through the streets of Chemnitz, Germany, this week, as far-right protesters set out to vent their frustrations, create mayhem and attack refugees. It was also heard in Clausnitz in early 2016, as a mob of Continue Reading

Sylas: The Unshackled | Champion Trailer – League of Legends

(Sylas narrating) Honor… Justice… Tradition… All shackles for the ignorant. After fifteen years in the dark… I was illuminated. I see a world without lords or peasants where every Demacian is a king. Where those who keep us in chains… have their power ripped from their grasp. Rise up, brothers Continue Reading