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Worldwide articles on Democracy Chronicles
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What Can Games Teach Us About Democracy?
In play we can imagine change, explore…futures, and adjust the rules to reflect changing needs. That it is playful makes it no less serious.
The Importance Of Assisting Transitional Democracies
The US should abandon its post–Cold War habits of sometimes-forcible democracy promotion” for advancing human rights, analysis.
Global Initiative To Free Political Prisoners Launched
Freedom House has begun a new campaign to free political prisoners around the world, with a special focus on human rights activists.
The Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Women In Politics
The gender gap in politics remains the largest gender gap across sectors. In 2022, women are still unfairly represented globally.
Thomas Paine and the Origins of Modern Democracy, Part II
Central to Paine’s political theories are his ideology of first principles. The foundation of these principles is equality, and as a direct result, justice.
This Is Why Autocracies Fail
Although under certain conditions democracy will experience a reversal, autocracies are far more destabilising and are bound to fail.
Women’s Rights and Democracy Are Inextricably Linked
Without initially looking at the problem of gender equity, we can’t hope to measure the ebb and flow of a truly inclusive democracy.
Digital Human Rights Need A Single Home In U.S. Government
Autocrats have always tried to tightly control their people and today’s modern means of communication bring new dimensions.
How Person-Centric Politics Defies All Norms Of Democracy
The liberation of policy and polity from person-centric politics is important if equitable socio-economic redistribution is to be ensured.