A new perspective looks at the role of people activism in shaping democracy. It argues that it plays a key role in building democratic resilience.
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Jerry John Rawlings, Ghana’s longest serving President died Thursday at 73. He will be remembered as one of Africa’s greatest democrat and pan-africanist.
Foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said China respects the choice of the American people, even if the Chinese people have no democratic choice.
Let’s have a chat….and take a trip. We’ll see about this current idea that Anglosphere democracies,… are “the most racist societies on earth”
“People power, which democratized countries from South Korea and Poland in the 1980s to Georgia and Ukraine in the 2000s and Tunisia in 2010, has been on a losing streak”, perspective.
Views of China have grown more negative in recent years across many advanced economies, and unfavorable opinion has soared over the past year, survey shows.
The first and second waves of democracy reversed. Thought to be a more permanent wave, the third wave seems to be regressing too – a third reverse wave.
Americans and other citizens of rich democracies have long taken our travel advantages as rights for granted. The pandemic changes this perspective.
The recent reversals in democratic values are a wakeup call. It is becoming more and more urgent to prevent further democratic decay and push for renewal.
The U.S. government has never been a consistent promoter of human rights — other interests were often prioritized — but when it did act, it could be powerful.