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U.S. becoming a 'developing country' on global rankings that measure democracy, inequality

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By Kathleen Frydl

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Election denialism carries with it the threat that election officials in Republican-controlled jurisdictions will reject or alter vote tallies that do not favor the Republican Party in upcoming elections,

No bias here. None whatsoever.

What about all the people who said that the 2016 election was stolen.

Didn't that farce erode trust in the electoral system?

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Those places that had problems with their water sure did seem to be run like a developing country

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a devotion to “American exceptionalism” keeps the country from candid appraisals and course corrections

Says it all.

How to get back on track?- Face your flaws and make appropriate adjustments, no different from how for example a basketball player would watch footage of his shooting motion and alter it to become more accurate.

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the United Nations Office of Sustainable Development 

That says it all.

"flawed democracy,” according to The Economist’s democracy index.

Show us the not-flawed democracies please!

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Republican-controlled states have enacted or proposed grossly restrictive abortion laws, to the point of endangering a woman’s health.

What about the fact abortion endangers both the women's health and that of the fetus.

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a devotion to “American exceptionalism” keeps the country

in denial...

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Among items needed to improve U S image . . . U S democracy perhaps could benefit from better representation and relations with people of Japanese descent who have chosen U S as their home . . . .

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Key terms here to help the reader recognize this article as BS: United Nations Office of Sustainable Development, The Economist, and Du Bois.

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