It is the continued responsibility of the national electorate, as well as international activists, to make sure that the elected representative implements what he and his party have promised.
US presidential elections
Whatever the outcome of Tuesday's American election, Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and his policies are the certain winners.
You may have noticed that the Green Party presidential candidate, Dr. Jill Stein, was absent from the "town hall" presidential debate the other night. That's because she was shackled to a chair.
A few miles south of the campus arena in the Mile High City where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met in their first debate, Democracy Now! news hour expanded their gated debate.
What an odd moment Barack Obama's collapse in Wednesday's TV debate was, much like Robert Redford's in The Candidate. We all have go-to cultural images and that's one of mine.
After their jobs were moved to China, close to a dozen Sensata employees have decided to put up a fight, to challenge Romney to put into practice his very campaign slogans to save American jobs.
The American presidential election is playing itself out pretty well as the two parties' conventions indicated they would. Democracy-wise, it leaves something to be desired.
Today's America faces a situation which is a test of democracy, and of the American creed: how to overcome economic injustices due to the concentration of wealth and power in a few hands?
Governor Rick Perry announced his candidacy for president and then said: 'I'll work every day to make Washington D.C. as inconsequential in your life as I can.'