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Democracy For a Prosperous Nation

Four a.m. Seated in front of the computer. I am just from bed, where I had been tossing and turning for hours, looking for sleep that was seriously evading me like the plague. This is not the first time. I should honestly sit it down and have a mature conversation. We can’t go into the new year with this dispute still ongoing. Anyway, maybe I should thank sleep for playing so hard to get because now, here I am, writing. Here I am sharing what’s on my mind with you, hoping that you…

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Added by Gail Beryl on January 3, 2019 at 2:00am — No Comments

Democracy Delivers

Megan Briggs

Undergraduate at Yale University

Democracy, literally “rule by the people”, is a system of government in which the people governed are intended to be the principal actors in the governing itself. A state system must have certain key elements to be considered a democracy, such as representation, rule of law, and certain rights for all. Each nation in our…

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Added by Megan Briggs on December 11, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Elizabeth Sullivan

Fordham University

Graduate Student–M.A. in Ethics and Society

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Today we have a much different concept of democracy than that which existed in the polis of Athens so long ago. Since ancient Greece, the concept of democracy has been debated, tested, strengthened and reimagined. Democracy in theory has shown great promise, while democracy in action has, unfortunately, often failed to fulfill…

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Added by Elizabeth Sullivan on December 9, 2018 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy? Katerina Liong, student of National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

We live in the 21st century, in the civilized world. Each of us is a citizen of a particular country, no matter which one exactly. Probably it is Ukraine, Germany, Canada or Norway. Most of us live in a Democracy and we are proud of it, because it's cool. But indeed, it is. “I live in a democratic state!” — sounds proudly, isn’t it?…

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Added by Katerina Liong Van on December 5, 2018 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

We live in the 21st century, in the civilized world. Each of us is a citizen of a particular country, no matter which one exactly. Probably it is Ukraine, Germany, Canada or Norway. Most of us live in a Democracy and we are proud of it, because it's cool. But indeed, it is. “I live in a democratic state!” — sounds proudly, isn’t it?…

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Added by Katerina Liong Van on December 5, 2018 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Thumb up for good governance

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

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Red Flags: Why Xi's China is in Jeopardy, with George Magnus

China's economy has grown exponentially over the last four decades, but George Magnus, former chief economist at UBS, sees four traps that could derail its continued rise: rising debt, the struggle to keep its currency stable, aging demographics, and the challenges of changing from a low-income economy to a complex middle-income one. Will Xi Jinping be open to reform? What could be the effects of lingering U.S.-China trade tensions?

Rischian Transactionalism

Transactionalism in U.S. foreign policy has a new proponent: James E. Risch, incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

The Crack-Up: Prohibition, Immigration, & the Klan, with Lisa McGirr

In the second podcast in The Crack-Up series, which looks at how 1919 shaped the modern world, historian Ted Widmer talks to Harvard's Professor Lisa McGirr about Prohibition's roots in anti-immigrant sentiment and its enforcement, in some cases, by the Ku Klux Klan. Plus, they discuss the Eighteenth Amendment's connections to World War I and the rise of the modern American state.

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