Authorities are waging a battle to control what their people see and hear, with the goal of limiting dissent
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But are overarching, complicated cabals with many players and moving parts influencing world events? Nah. Belief in them is widespread, however, and discloses various personal traits.
The need for alternative systems of organizing governments as opposed to the age-old nation-state
Indonesia chosen as one of five non-permanent members of the UN Security Council after a competitive bidding process
The number of countries involved in “violent conflicts” is the highest in 30 years the U.N. secretary-general said
Leader of Microsoft’s Cybersecurity and Democracy Team talked about the need for a Digital Geneva Convention
Analysis of the larger theme of transnational organized crime in the region of the Americas
Paul Tucker explains how to ensure unelected agents of the administrative state remain stewards of the common good
Can adopting a new constitution lead to better democracy? Three such scholars, Todd A. Eisenstadt, A Carl LeVan and Tofigh Maboudi, recently explored this question in their global study of 138 constitutions from a 37 year period.
After a long time coming, Humanizing Deportation at UC Davis has just published a digital version of my poems in both spanish and english, with my own photography, to show the world what asylum seekers go through.