The House of the Embankment embodies the history of revolution and dictatorship in miniature
Election History articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here we cover how democracy has progressed through time in our highly suggested global election history coverage. Modern systems of democracy largely arose out of the Europe through the period at the end of the Middle Ages into the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the American and French Revolutions. However in reality, democratic decision making is an even more ancient invention and in many ways a fixture of nature . Also check out our section on World Democracy.
The need for alternative systems of organizing governments as opposed to the age-old nation-state
Public pressure has grown to turn the site into a memorial honoring those who died on both sides
The current condition of our country leads me to believe that we are at the end of this empire; not too far removed from the example the Roman Empire left behind. All the Senators are gathering their last minute bribes.
The spread of false information has historical roots in sensationalist journalism, espionage, propaganda, and partisan debates
Open discussion of the crackdown is forbidden in China, where by some estimates more than a thousand died
First African-American heavyweight champion who was jailed a century ago after having a relationship with a white woman
There is meaningful variation in public opinion regarding how certain groups of Americans view the American Dream. Among the root causes of this variation is race: black Americans specifically seem to embrace the American Dream, and have consistently done so for the past few decades.
“Walden, a Game” is adapted from Henry David Thoreau’s book and launches Tuesday on PlayStation 4
Slaves had no civil rights, couldn’t vote, and would not in fact be represented by those elected on this basis