Concerns about political advertising on Facebook have soared in the wake of covert Russian efforts
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The U.S. was surprised by the amount of Chinese money and influence in Australian politics
MDC-T deputy president Nelson Chamisa has called for compulsory voting among Zimbabweans
Along with being similar societies with all the good; strong rule of law, secularism, and equality, the dark forces of mistaking religion for geographic culture, Islamophobia, and “othering” continue to divide.
The stupidity of Trump’s showy, spiteful, move is more than geographic, it’s awful on legal and even efficacy grounds as well, and more complicated than it seems.
A well designed compulsory voting system incentivizes political self-education and engagement
WATCH: American politics gets lampooned by Australian stand-up comedian Jim Jefferies
Australia’s ruling party leader Malcolm Turnbull said he would not resign after defeat left his government in doubt
Two party dominance has enabled stark lack of Australian political diversity among ethnic minorities
Suffrage rights for New Zealanders in Australia are lacking despite repeated assurances