November 2018 Blog Posts (62)

Is it important to live in a democracy? #essaycontest2018

Name: Arunima Sinh Jadaun

University: Chanakya National Law University

Level of Study: Undergraduate Student

 

Democracy is generally defined as the system of governance wherein the citizens of the country exercise the power to choose their representatives in the government through free and fair elections. Etymologically, the word ‘democracy’ can be derived from the Greek words ‘demos’ and ‘kratos’, meaning ‘people’ and ‘power’ respectively. Abraham Lincoln…

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Added by Arunima Sinh Jadaun on November 30, 2018 at 12:33pm — No Comments

the effect of living in democracy and the demands to perfect demopcracy

Living in democratic state requires highly control measure to unquestionable state power

The real cause of emigration should be as result of poor democratic citizen fully participating in matters of state affairs.

Added by MAZYOPA BILLY on November 30, 2018 at 11:02am — No Comments

Battling with bad goverance

Miguel Chioma Eluchie Command Secondary School, Kaduna, Nigeria High School JSS 2 Once there is life, there is hope. Then poverty will be a thing of the past. If only there is life. This thought is what always goes through my mind each time I suffer from hunger and struggling to survive as a result of harsh economic situation in my country. As I watch documentaries on television, I see the desperation by many youth’s particularly African youths risking their life in a bid to cross to Europe…

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Added by Miguel Eluchie on November 29, 2018 at 2:20pm — No Comments

A contemporary perspective of democracy

Gerardo Jiménez Palomares

ITESM, Campus Querétaro

Undergraduate 

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

“Democracy will soon degenerate into anarchy.”

― John Adams…

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Added by Gerardo Jiménez Palomares on November 29, 2018 at 12:38am — No Comments

Thumb up for good governance

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Added by Zeenat Magaji on November 28, 2018 at 7:35am — No Comments

IS IT IMPORTANT TO LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY?

ALTAMASH KADIR

GOVERNMENT LAW COLLEGE, MUMBAI

UNDERGRADUATE CLASS OF 2021

Yes, it is important for an individual to live in a society that is primarily governed by the core democratic principles.

An ideal society for any individual to live in would be one where they can exercise the…

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Added by Altamash Kaidr on November 27, 2018 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Calling US leadership into question: international human rights institutions under pressure in the Trump Era

From the UN Human Rights Council to the International Criminal Court, international institutions and human rights bodies have been under pressure by the Trump Administration for the past year or so.

The Administration’s actions have had an adverse impact on US leadership and US interests in the international arena and in human rights leadership.

The US left the UN Human Rights Council in June 2018, as former US Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, Nikki R. Haley and US…

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Added by Iveta Cherneva on November 27, 2018 at 8:37am — No Comments

Indonesian Perspective in the Case of Democracy : Is it Worth Living in a Democracy?

                                    

 Indonesian Perspective in the Case of Democracy:

 Is It Worth Living in a Democracy?

Luh Devany- age 18, currently pursuing her bachelor degree in Human Resource Management of President University Indonesia. Her interest in International Relation, Law and Politics lead her to discover and…

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Added by Luh Devany on November 27, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

IS IT IMPORTANT TO LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY?

IS IT IMPORTANT TO LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY?

By Mariana Campos Castorena

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus Querétaro

Undergraduate student

#essaycontest2018. 

Being from Mexico, democracy is one of the…

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Added by Mariana Campos Castorena on November 26, 2018 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Political stands as the road of ethics.

Political stands as the road of ethics.

The twenty first century is known as a period of freedom, where people can easily choose (or at least it should be that way) the hair color, clothing, partner, friendships, even gender they like the most, or they identify with better. Most importantly this freedom leads the society to a very interesting decision, the most important of them, because this one will not only have…

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Added by Cynthia Y. Orozco on November 26, 2018 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy?

The word “democracy” is being spread and talked widely among the people living in this twenty-first century.  Reversely, we, 21st generation, are living in the democratic world.  After that, in modern politics, democracy has come to be so far-reaching accepted. However, we need to know what is democracy? What are democratic norms and values? How much is it important for us?

It cannot be denied that there are various…

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Added by Hline Pwint Phyu on November 26, 2018 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy?



Is it important to live in a democracy?

Look at the History and look at the world around us, democracy contributes to safety and prosperity, both in national and International life.

Strobe Talbott, US Deputy Secretary of State, 1997 speech

The story of the origin of word “Democracy” clasps to Athenian democracy and ancient Greek word demokratia : ‘Demos’ means ‘people’ and ‘kratia’ means ‘power’ literally meaning ‘people’s power.’

But the question arises…

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Added by Gurkirandeep Kaur on November 26, 2018 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

#EssayContest2018

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Introduction

The situation that I will be writing about in this essay is democracy in Mexico and the rumors that Mexico will become the new Venezuela due to the results of July 1st elections.

Mexico is a…

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Added by Stephani Martínez Gallegos on November 26, 2018 at 11:33am — No Comments

¿Do we really participate in the democracy?

According to the spanish Royal Spanish Academy (2018) , democracy has the meaning of “political doctrine according to which sovereignty resides in the people, who exercise power directly or through representatives”. But does it really happen in the countries that have that  government system? At least in Latin America and particularly in Mexico it does not happen.

We are living in a system…

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Added by Brenda Vazquez on November 26, 2018 at 10:49am — No Comments

Is Democracy real?

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Added by Ricardo Escorza Olvera on November 26, 2018 at 9:22am — No Comments

Is democracy a “must” in society as a whole?

Manuel Bernal Maldonado

ITESM Campus Querétaro

Mexico

Student : Undergraduate level

What cross in your mind when you hear the word democracy? Is it the actual state of our countries or is it the image of and ideal place to live, where every citizen has the power to decide on what is being done and to have the power of electing who is going to be the next federal representative? Well, this last part is what democracy really is.

According to Stanford…

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Added by Manuel Bernal Maldonado on November 26, 2018 at 9:16am — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

As a society we define as a democracy the act by which our representatives are elected by secret ballot and by majority of the same in a process that is completely transparent in the eyes of all of us, in what we might know as a mutual agreement between each and every one of the factors that are part of the system in an active and efficient way.

Today we live in a world that is full of falsehoods and omissions in the democratic act, is something that is not seen everywhere but…

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Added by Karen Albarrán Rendón on November 25, 2018 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in democracy ? #essaycontest2018

it important to live in a democracy?

Currently, the Mexican population lives a representative democracy and is often perceived only as a way to gain power, according to a survey conducted by "Latinobarómetro" last year, 56% of Mexican citizens believed that democracy is adequate for elections but does not represent the ideas or ways of thinking of the people (The financial, 2017); In other words, there are people who prefer not to vote on Election Day…

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Added by Enrique León on November 25, 2018 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in democracy? It is important to have one strong leader #essaycontest2018

Name: Rosalina Martínez Rico

University: ITESM 

Student level: Undergraduate

It is important to have one strong leader

The Economist Intelligence Unit carries out an annual evaluation for 167 nations in the world. Through it, the different political regimes that govern them are identified. The…

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Added by Rosalina Martínez Rico on November 25, 2018 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Is it important to live in a Democracy?

The nature of democracy is quite simple. Only 5 words: the power of the people. But in fact, it turns out that its realization is quite problematic.

I think every person who has ever faced economic theory has heard of the principle of 20/80 (Pareto Act). In this case, its interpretation sounds like: 20 percent of the world's population possesses 80 percent of its benefits. Agree, it's not fair. We are all born in equal conditions and no one has the right to belittle our rights and…

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Added by Nadiia on November 25, 2018 at 4:32pm — No Comments

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