Ottawa Democracy Conference: A Conference for Education, Solidarity and Action’ to Discuss Major Changes
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Independent Candidates Win Court Decision in Montana
Independent Candidates Win After Tough Deadline For Registration Ruled Unconstitutional Mistake
Joseph Kony Movement Aims to Capture Barbaric Warlord
Joseph Kony Movement: Kony’s Armies Have Ravaged More Than Four Countries and Millions of People
LINK: Israel and Democracy in New Yorker
New Yorker Article on Israel and Democracy: Here is a link from the New Yorker by David Remnick about democracy in Israel.
FUNNY VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Slow Jams the Super Pacs!
Slow Jams the Super Pacs: Late Night Comedian Jokes About Super Pacs and Political Corruption
Would Nationwide Election Data Help Fix Our Democracy?
LINK: Do We Need a Democracy Index? What we need is a new approach to electoral reform, one that turns the system’s biggest flaw into a crucial asset. Self-interested politicians
LINK: Militants Leaving Iraq for Arab Spring Uprisings
Militants Leaving Iraq: Will Struggles for Democracy Become the Cause of Iraq’s Sunni Militants?
Important Link: Will This Election be Democratic?
Will This Election be Democratic? New York Review of Books Link I hope you are able to access it because it is a very good chronicle of the threat to democracy in the United States. Enjoy!
Important Worldwide Democracy Survey Released
Worldwide Democracy Survey: Freedom House has just released its 2012 Freedom in the World survey, an important event in the democratic calendar.