The Hong Kong museum commemorating China’s deadly 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protests closed Wednesday three days after opening.
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We talk about democracy in the context of politics and institutions, but this week’s guest draws from Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and John Dewey.
How was film shaped the image of democracy in the United States and which films have influenced American’s view of democracy?
Democracy through Filipino cinema: five film critics weigh in on which Filipino film comes to mind when thinking of democracy.
Before he was killed, Khet Thi’s poetry raged brilliantly against Myanmar’s coup, joining a torrent of protest literature opposing the junta.
The latest exhibition of ‘what do honeybees and democracy have in common?’ at the Museum of Australia Democracy (MoAD) was well-attended.
Hong Kong is pulling democracy books from library shelves. This is taking place as China takes measures to end democracy in the city.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency (CISA) released a new graphic novel to educate people about disinformation.
“Gwangju” is a musical created in 2020 to remember a watershed moment that took place in Korea’s democracy uprising 40 years ago.
In the latest phase of their fight for democracy, opponents of Myanmar’s junta splashed the color red on roads, signs and T-shirts.