Posts Tagged: Democracy
Relations between Hong Kong and mainland China have fallen to some of their greatest depths since the city's handover to Beijing.
We don’t have many Nelson Mandelas left, and we don’t really like the more pedestrian politicians that we’ve been saddled with.
South Korea's conservative government is rolling back free speech protections and going after progressive activists and political parties.
Events since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi have been ominous for democracy and for Egypt.
If the AKP wants to truly strengthen Turkish democracy, it must stop seeing people who stand up quietly but defiantly as a threat to the country’s stability.
By targeting public officials who scrutinize the country's notorious internal intelligence service, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is rolling back hard-won democratic gains in South Korea.
How "the end of history" is precipitating the end of the planet.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
Anyone who thinks military rule bends toward democracy in Egypt has misread the country's history.
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.