democracy

america

The demise of America has been greatly exaggerated

October 28, 2020 2:06 pm

To be an American is to move ever forward, in pursuit of that ‘more perfect union’

climate

We are living in an age of cultural climate change

September 6, 2020 12:42 pm

Without moral principles, freedom will not survive

vote

Why I won’t vote

August 28, 2020 8:09 am

If Trump wins, I reckon America will burn. If Trump loses, America will burn

belarus

Belarus’s regime is nearing collapse

August 10, 2020 8:39 am

Politically, Lukashenko is a dead man walking

hong kong

China is using coronavirus to crack down on Hong Kong

April 23, 2020 11:35 am

Over the weekend, 15 senior democracy campaigners were rounded up and arrested

voter suppression

It’s voter suppression time, again — this time it’s pandemic!

April 16, 2020 11:54 am

As the election gets closer, prepare to hear the ‘he cheated last time...’ argument trotted out again

experts

Yes, we need experts. But let’s not politicize expertise

March 31, 2020 12:19 pm

Their expertise lies in science. But how to respond their advice? That’s for politicians to decide — and for democracies to question

trump television

The next American revolution will be televised

March 30, 2020 11:46 am

Is COVID-19 the series finale of Trump’s dramatic presidency?

politicians

Let’s choose our politicians by random selection

July 18, 2019 12:00 pm

The politician who accepts power reluctantly and uses it sparingly is to be found only in Greek myths and in Shakespeare

election recounts

Election recounts are a sign of a healthy democracy

November 17, 2018 7:11 am

Americans are more eager than ever to get results right