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Wolf
1 week ago
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It seems leftists are really having a fit over this whole Alabama abortion thing.

I find the whole situation amusing on several levels. There is the usual surface level fake outrage and internet virtue signaling, the Alyssa Milano led "sex strike" is an especially comical example of this.

Yet there is also this whole meta level to it that I see, a kind of reversal. What are the long term implications of a conservative led ban on abortions? (Well, one would hope that it would force women to be more careful, but that doesn't seem very likely to me.) I would expect that the amount of unwanted births would increase. Resulting in more delinquency, crime, more welfare dependents and more Democrat voters. It seems to me the long term effects of this very conservative type legislation would ultimately lead to a decline of conservatism in the long run. It's a bit ironic isn't it?... show more
Oliver Bender
4 weeks ago

Democracy is dissatisfying many people around the world

Across 27 countries polled, a median of 51% are dissatisfied with how democracy is working in their country; just 45% are satisfied.
Ouch. This is a tremendous decline in their belief in democracy. What is to make out of this, beside the fact that democracy is comparably impotent when it comes to persuading people about its advantageous role model in terms of equal opportunities. I guess that people like Pete Buttigieg are right when they say that capitalism is ardently undermining the core values of our democracy, namely equal opportunities, a peaceful contribution of resources for everyone on behalf of the market, and a blooming future for descending generations thanks to mutually social participation of everyone towards it.
Most believe elections bring little change, that politicians are corrupt and out of touch and that courts do not treat people fairly. On the other hand, people are more positive about how well their countries protect free expression, provide economic
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Michael Rupp
2 months ago from Friendica
What does my headscarf mean to you?
I love this girl immediately! Yassmin Abdel-Magied can "drop the mic".



#Freedom #FreedomOfExpression #Xenophobia #Culture #Equality
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