American democracy may seem a bit mean-spirited of late, but as seventh-grader Jonathan Scott learned, it's nothing compared to the democracy of ancient Rome.
(2 months and 8 days ago)
Early this month, Labour published an independent review called 'Overcoming Short-termism within British Business'. The picture was not pretty: "Short-termism has become an entrenched feature of the UK business environment" that "militates against... the UK's future economic prosperity", it warned. The ensuing debate, barely audible over the sound of no one listening, was...
(1 month and 25 days ago)
PAKISTANI voters have headed to the polls, braving Taliban threats in order to participate in a historic transition to democracy.
(12 days ago)
The Obama administration treated the creation of "democracy" in the Middle East as a Good Thing. Ironically, those who created the United States of America viewed democracy with fear-- and created a Constitutional republic instead.
(1 month and 19 days ago)
The Obama administration treated the creation of democracy in the Middle East as a Good Thing. Ironically, those who created the United States of America viewed democracy with fear - and created a Constitutional republic instead.
(1 month and 6 days ago)
Frida Ghitis says the Venezuelan leader lifted people out of poverty but damaged his nation's democracy
(2 months and 19 days ago)
The crisis in Greece is posing serious threats to democracy and human rights (Report, 15 March). We are particularly concerned about the rise of fascism and racism. The government continues to tolerate the violence and hate speech of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn. Golden Dawn MPs attack democracy and display symbols of the military junta of 1967-1974; the party recruits...
(2 months and 5 days ago)
Police were again called to two more Lackawanna County schools Friday after written threats were reported at West Scranton and Lakeland high schools. Both threats did not appear credible. As of Friday, four threats had been made at three school district
(2 months and 16 days ago)
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has signed an agreement with Tonga to support governance and promote democracy.
(1 month ago)
The election here on Saturday is a fiercely contested three-way race that looks poised to solidify the nuclear-armed nation's transition to democracy even as it could further dent fragile relations with the U.S.
(12 days ago)
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