Democracy Happy Hour – Feb. 10, 2021

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Democracy Happy Hour, February 10, 2021 - Topic: Democracy & Capitalism

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  • Upcoming Democracy Happy Hour Topics:
  • 02/17/21 - Civic Education & Impact on Democracy
  • 02/24/21 - CANCELED (Join DemocracyLobby Week Citizen Initiative Review session to be held instead.)
  • 03/03/21 - Redistricting & Gerrymandering

In the News & Election Links:

Interactive Map Reveals Which Indigenous Lands You’re Living On - - Native Land -

The Origin of Black History Month—And Why it Still Matters -

Trump impeachment trial - live: Damning videos and tweets from ex-president shown to court -

Majority of Americans say Trump should be convicted, barred from holding federal office in impeachment trial: POLL -

Trump’s lie that the election was stolen has cost$519 million (and counting) as taxpayers fund enhanced security, legal fees, property repairs and more -

The Trump years launched the biggest sustained protest movement in U.S. history. It’s not over. -

Capitol Riot Prompts A Reckoning Over Extremism In The Ranks -

Will Insurrection Lead to Terrorism? -

To Prevent Domestic Terrorism, the US Needs Community Reporting That Protects Civil Liberties -


Making It Easier to Vote Is Good for Republicans, Too -

Voting machines didn’t steal the election. But most are still terrible technology. -

New election equipment standards could pose serious cybersecurity threats -

Google expands election security support to elected officials, political campaigns -

Examining the Case Against the Filibuster -

The Broken Chamber: The Modern Senate and the Crippling of Democracy -

Another grim global report card: A 'flawed democracy' 5 straight years -

Democracy Index 2020: In sickness and in health? -

Money in Politics, One Month Later -

Several Big Trade Associations Still Backing Election Objectors -

Senate Democrats Want US Course Change on SCOTUS Donor Case -

Senate Letter to Oppose SCOTUS Case to Limit Disclosure -

Stacey Abrams: Our democracy faced a near-death experience. Here’s how to revive it. -

Reps Would Have to Resign From Corporate Boards Under Democrats’ Ethics Bill -

How to Change Incentives for both Politicians and Donors -

Annotated Guide to the For the People Act of 2021 -

Civic Education Should Unite Americans, Not Divide Us -

Democracy & Capitalism Links:

Democratic capitalism -

How compatible are democracy and capitalism? -

Capitalism and the Future of Democracy -

Democracy and capitalism: The recession and the 2020 election -

Democratic Capitalism’s Future -

Capitalism Isn’t Free or Democratic -

Do Democracy and Capitalism Really Need Each Other? -

‘Capitalism and democracy are mutually exclusive’ -

How capitalism is destroying democracy -

Democratic Capitalism Exceeds Socialism In Economic Efficiency As Well As In Morality -

Socialism, Social Democracy, and Capitalism: A debate on which is right for America -

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February 10, 2021
5:00 pm
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