Iraqi women running for parliament this month are undaunted, despite the many challenges they face
Religion and Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
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Bentley is a proud conservative Christian who made a choice in the face of everything she went through to leave a cheating spouse. By all accounts, while the world is trying desperately to promote women, we have a feminist icon in our midst
Whether the lure of authoritarianism is strong or is awakened in us, whether we’re angry or not: these are the new divisions. As fractured in so many metrics as we are, the result in this new America is we’re all now student-victims at Trump University.
There are parts of the country where men actively and determinedly prevent women from exercising their right to vote
How will Egypt deal with its deficit of democracy? How will Islam and islamism influence any future democracy?
The powerful Catholic Church said it supports calls for a nationwide stoppage in response to a bloody crackdown
Tanzania’s Catholic church accused the government of violating democratic norms by limiting freedom of expression
Trump’s move, one of the most ill-considered US actions in the Middle East for a generation is just the latest iteration of a dynamic between a horribly unqualified president and the millstone of poison ideologies which will grind the region into dust.
After having played a mediating role in DR Congo’s political crisis, the Catholic Church is now defying Kinshasa
Former Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal became the nation’s first Sikh attorney general