Posts Tagged: Authoritarianism
With Singapore's longtime strongman now passed away, some expect the statelet's authoritarian political culture to follow him into the grave.
For some Korean American activists, the Sewol ferry disaster is a reminder that South Korean capitalism is a product of the country's authoritarian past—a past in which the U.S. played no small part.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
South Korea's conservative government is rolling back free speech protections and going after progressive activists and political parties.
Is it possible to export the liberal arts to places that restrict civil liberties?
Iraq's Kurds may at last have their own state. But is it the one they wanted?
Without an Arab Voltaire it is difficult to see how the Arab world can escape the cycle of authoritarianism.
The West often perceives Putins Russia as a one-man dictatorship, but analysts in Moscow point instead to a startling crisis of corporate management.