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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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Political Leadership: Beyond Gender

To celebrate the record number of women elected into Congress, the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, and Women's History Month, Carnegie Council partnered with UN Women of New York for a panel with U.S. Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, NYC Council Member Helen Rosenthal, and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of New York's 25th District. Opening remarks from Mary Luke of UN Women of NY, moderated by Erin Vilardi of VoteRunLead.

Coherence and Comprehensiveness: An American Foreign Policy Imperative

As the United States now confronts the prospect of a multi-faceted and quite possibly generational competition with China—underscored not only by recent Trump Administration public statements but also by the clear emergence of bipartisan support for a firm posture against certain Chinese practices—it is essential that U.S. policymakers take steps to ensure our approach is as coherent and comprehensive as possible.

America in Decline?

A Pew Research report says that many Americans view the country as being in long-term decline. What implications does this have for U.S. foreign policy objectives?

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