For the sake of these democratic protesters and many others like them, there needs to be a better way to criminalize the activities of dictatorship to ensure successful prosecution. It is time for an international law that makes it a crime to be a dictator or to hold high positions in dictatorships.
Articles by DC Authors
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The past U.S. presidential elections has seen a growing rate of voters showing up at the polls to choose the right candidate to lead the American people into a future that will benefit, not only their interest, but also the interest of generations to come.
With Greece’s future attachment to the European project in doubt and the possibility of a disintegration of the Euro-zone, it is now time for Europe’s best ally and largest trading partner, the United States, to act publicly to support the best outcome: a powerful and united democratic Europe.
Has Internet Cyber Repression in China Changed the Balance of Power Between People and Government
Can Occupy Do More For the Cause of Fair Elections in the US? Within the vast diversity that includes everything from the free-to-all ‘People’s Kitchen’ and the ‘Environmental Solidarity’ group, there is need for more support for election reform and for the people who work on the front line of our democracy.
Problems With Our Current Voting System: Minimal But Powerful Improvement Called Approval Voting
Future of Chinese Democracy: If China is going to avoid the political icebergs that are ahead, its leadership must steer a clear path towards democracy. The Chinese people are as capable of governing themselves as anyone else.
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness (for Europeans): A democratic government can be formed of the Europeans, by the Europeans and for the Europeans – and the world would be a much better place as a result.
Can the Arab Spring Enter the Persian Gulf? Invisible people of Bahrain have been met with a weak American foreign policy not supportive of the rights of Arab people to govern themselves
Really Democratic Foreign Policy: When Immanuel Kant and Thomas Paine wrote of democracy in the days of the American Revolution, they did so based on a belief that democratic countries would avoid war with each other. Let it be so.