Frederick A. O. (“Fritz”) and Schwarz, Jr. look at two fundamental flaws in the Constitution’s appointment system, arguing how they can be fixed.
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No adventurism, unilateralism, or isolationism. To regenerate support for advancing democracy as a foreign policy priority, the U.S needs a fresh narrative.
Article highlights five takeaways from the third democratic debate, arguing the debate changed nothing in the of shape of the Democratic presidential field.
U.S. needs a fresh narrative that affirms America’s role and taps American pride without resorting to Global Leader and American Exceptionalism rhetoric.
On September 11, SB 212 passed the legislature. It lets non-charter cities and counties use ranked choice voting for elections for their own officers.
Steven Menashi, nominee for influential 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, sparked frustration from lawmakers in both parties for refusing to answer questions.
If selected and effectively confirmed, Shana Broussard would be the first African American to serve on the six-member US Federal Election Commission (FEC).
The Democratic primary debates are set to have presidential hopefuls pitching their vision to American voters. Here are seven questions they should answer.
Nearly 100 years after one of the worst racial massacres in United States history, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma remains highly segregated.
FEC has published “Combined Federal/State Disclosure and Election Directory 2019”, free book that contact information for election officials in all states.
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- Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump asylum rules
- North Carolina Republicans determined to violate court’s order over gerrymandering
- Symposium: Digital Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy
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- Not giving up power is becoming a recurring joke for Trump
- Ohio Court Breaks First Amendment over Store Boycott
- Event: The Road to Re-Enfranchisement: Advancing Rights Restoration
- Republican pulls off critical win in North Carolina
- John Bolton quits post: here are five takeaways from his exit
NormShield’s election security report called “Rapid Cyber Risk Scorecards” first gained a lot of attention then rebuke followed over errors.
The shortlived 2016 cyberattack on the Ukrainian power grid hides a darker truth as new clues show hackers actually aimed for lasting destruction.
Hong Kong’s leader must “serve two masters,” Chief Executive Carrie Lam told business people in the city according to a transcript.
China is in danger of losing its grip over Tibet and Xinjiang and needs a radical reset of its ethnic policies, experts suggest.
Populism in Britain and America has exposed deep flaws in their constitutional systems, giving cause for them to rethink their fundamentals of governance.
IDEA’s Brussels is co-organising an important conference on the theme ‘No Democracy without Accountability’ September 17. Read more about the conference.
In the latest in Venezuela’s political crisis, civil society sees pathways opening for a solution as John Bolton quits post of US National Security Adviser.
A left versus right struggle rages in democracy’s waning momentum but scholar Yascha Mounk says the future is the left’s. Its an interesting perspective.
There are those who think that on-going electoral campaigns expose serious threats to Tunisia’s young democracy. A really interesting perspective disagrees.
Chinese Communist Party ban on retired Tibetan government employees taking part in religious activities violates China’s commitment to religious freedom.
- China has further tightened already tough ban on Tibet religious activity
- Nigeria detaining Child Victims of Boko Haram
- Cost of Peaceful Dissent Spikes in Iran as Rights Defenders receive Draconian Sentences
- Digital Disinformation: Will technology kill or reinvent democracy?
- Federal Judge: Tennessee voter registration bill lawsuits can move ahead
- China Model promotes ‘authoritarian modernism’ in East Asia?
- UN: Act to Prevent Future Atrocities
- Russian Court Sentences Activist Konstantin Kotov to Four Years in Prison
- Gates Open on Ethiopia’s Infamous Maekelawi Jail
- Human Rights Watch calls on Bangladesh to end Clampdown on Rohingya Refugees