Venezuela used to be one of the most progressive democracies in Latin America, today there is no room for opinions that differ from those of the government.
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More than three months into anti-state protests across Iran that state security forces have been unable to crush despite the use of lethal force.
China’s vast security apparatus has moved swiftly to smother mass protests that swept the country, with police patrolling streets.
Chinese protesters calling for the removal of COVID-19 restrictions have resorted to playing cat-and-mouse on the internet with authorities.
The collective behavior of sheep in a flock follows a self-organizing principle which human society can learn from to improve governance.
Iranian security forces have arrested popular football player Voria Ghafouri on charges of “tarnishing the reputation of the national team”.
Protesters pushed to the brink by China’s strict COVID measures in Shanghai called for the removal of the country’s all-powerful leader.
Disinformation and…aggression targeting electoral officials in the information environment is a global problem and threat to democracy.
Mexico’s electorate is rejecting President Obrador’s plans for reforming the election commission, suspecting a power grab.
In sham elections on November 6th the ruling party Sandinista National Liberation Front won 153 out of 153 municipalities.