Electing a woman as the United States president regardless of the actual ramifications, is definitely a wrinkle in history. After all it’s been over 100 years since activists and reformers won women’s suffrage rights
Mexico articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Mexico. According to Freedom House, Mexico is an electoral democracy and even notes that the Federal Electoral Institute which supervises elections has come to be viewed as a model for other countries. Also check out our section on World Democracy and the Americas.
Non-Americans have to respect whomever Americans vote for but this election has reminded the world that American ‘sophisticated’ electability system can malfunction and of how vulnerable it is
Please promise that you will take a better look at Mr. Trump and see him for who he really is: a billionaire who has always had everything and who does not care to understand anything about fighting for human rights.
These refugees are fleeing for their lives; they are not economic refugees, as the immigration courts so often want to make everyone believe, or as many judges delude themselves into thinking.
We are going to be electing a new president this year, which means our country will be run by a new administration with a new public policy agenda. Shouldn’t we be scrutinizing more about what all this will look like?
The recent publication of the second damning GIEI report, first publicized in the New York Times with subsequent coverage on National Public Radio is clear evidence that the Ayotzinapa movement has endured the test of time
I went to see the play Deferred Action this past weekend, a wonderful production about the trials and tribulations of the DACA movement, and the real lives it touches. I hope the play catches on and begins to make its rounds in other cities
I have been too busy in the day-to-day to write anything much these days, but I did want to post my talk at the recent two-day conference presented by Future Without Poverty and dedicated to Reducing Global Poverty Through Grassroots Sustainable Actions.
What is important today is to recognize that we can and must replace the imagined reality of a Death Economy with a new, more appealing imagined reality of a Life Economy.
Epidemic of violence against Mexican journalists reached new levels last year with record assaults