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wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016 Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, Dēmokratía literally "rule of the...
Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, Dēmokratía literally "rule of the commoners"), in modern usage, is a system of government in which the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives from among themselves to form a governing body, such as a parliament. Democracy is sometimes referred to as "rule of the majority". Democracy was originally conceived in Classical Greece, where political representatives were chosen by a jury from amongst the male citizens: rich and poor. The Engl
The New Republic - 20 May 2019 Socialism and the Democracy Deficit
The quest for radical equality in the American grain.
Arkansas Online - 20 May 2019 BRADLEY R. GITZ: Less democracy, please
Democracy is surely the best system yet devised to manage the political affairs of a free people, perhaps even, as Francis Fukuyama claimed in The End of ...
The Wall Street Journal - 17 May 2019 The Global Crisis of Democracy
As China and Russia attack free governments and push strongman rule, the U.S. has gone silent—and a new tide of authoritarianism is gathering.
The New York Times - 20 May 2019 The Choice in India: ‘Our Trump’ or a Messier Democracy
The results of India's Parliamentary election will reveal not just a decision on Narendra Modi, but a deeper decision on what kind of government Indians want.
TIME - 16 May 2019 Why the World Wants Democracy but Not Necessarily the American Version
Americans have believed that if all countries were democracies, all lives would improve. But is U.S.-style democracy the right path for all?
The New York Review of Books - 16 May 2019 Democracy and Its Discontents | by Adam Tooze
For the American right, Donald Trump's inauguration as the forty-fifth president of the United States was a moment of political rebirth. Elements of American ...
IPS Journal - 20 May 2019 'Deliberative democracy makes citizens happy' | International Politics and Society
David van Reybrouck on how a small community in Eastern Belgium puts randomly selected citizens the heart of politics.
The Economist - 16 May 2019 Open Future Democracy is floundering: we need to fix it or lose it
THE WORLD may turn bleak without good governance.
Economic Times - 20 May 2019 May 23: A day to celebrate India's democracy
The registration for that election was more than 100 million voters higher than the 2009 election - an increase of almost 15 per cent.
The New York Times - 07 May 2019 What, Exactly, Do We Mean by ‘Democracy’ Anyway?
In “Democracy May Not Exist, but We'll Miss It When It's Gone,” Astra Taylor examines the ways, both good and bad, the concept has been defended, defined ...
Boston Review - 16 May 2019 Democracy's Dilemma
Democracy's Dilemma from Boston Review. Democracies rely on the free exchange of ideas and information, but that freedom can also be weaponized to erode ...
Jacobin magazine - 13 May 2019 To Save Democracy, We Need Class Struggle
The historical record is clear: democracy was only won when poor people waged disruptive class struggle against the rich. We'll need more of it to save ...
The Hindu - 19 May 2019 The task of restoring democracy
Civil society has a big role to play in restoring institutions that form the bulwark of democracy.
Axios - 16 May 2019 Poll shows many in China admire U.S. democracy
Most people in China would like to see their country's political system become more like America's over the next 2 decades. Japanese and Germans, not so ...
Spiked - 20 May 2019 The Trumpian threat to democracy
Call it what you will – a constitutional crisis, conflict or mere contretemps; call it a banana. The fact remains that by categorically refusing to recognise ...
Washington Post - 17 May 2019 Why did India’s devastating Cyclone Fani kill only 40 people — not 10,000? Thank democracy and technology.
Can democracy and technology help poor countries adapt to extreme weather events? If we look at how one extremely poor state in India managed to save so ...
The New York Times - 20 May 2019 Trump’s Position on the Mueller Report is Legally Ridiculous — and Dangerous
You may have a hard time believing a key argument the Trump administration is using to rebuff efforts by Congress to obtain information legislators need to do ...
The Atlantic - 18 May 2019 How to Change Policy Without Politicians
As Arkansas politics becomes more conservative, voters are using the ballot for progressive ends.
Dissent - 15 May 2019 Water Democracy
“There is no shortage of water in the desert, but exactly the right amount . . . unless you try to establish a city where no city should be.” –Edward Abbey. On May ...