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Our democracy is at stake," Obama said. "elections matter. Voting matters. You can't take anything for granted. You can't sit this one out.
Though Merkel would form the next government, the SPD, the biggest loser of the night, said it would 'defend German democracy in opposition' ...

democracy is based on open give and take. The more time we spend in echo chambers with like-minded voters and the more bogus ads ...
In August, the city of Seattle put its "one-of-a-kind," "democracy voucher" program to the test. It flunked. Just weeks after the poor first showing ...
Boris Johnson MP with the EU leave campaign bus. 'Referendums actually undermine democracy by reducing complex issues to a simplistic ...
We live in an era of alarmism. Everyone, or at least Trump opponents, seems alarmed nearly all the time. Even when we can't quite summon ...

citizens select their leaders, but without the robust institutions or norms like pluralism, universal rights or tolerance necessary for democracy to ...
Catalonia's regional government will be disbanded and its functions taken over by central Spanish government staff, ministers, and police ...
Monrovia - The Naymote Partners for Democratic Development, in commemoration of the World youth Day for democracy, held a one-day ...
Even as democracy has come to be the only form of government widely viewed as legitimate, it has lost the trust of many citizens who no longer ...
Resisting a "deconsolidation of democracy" requires attendance to the specific needs of individual contexts, taking people out of poverty and ...
Eliminating corruption was the impetus for Sovereign, an online voting software developed by silicon Valley nonprofit democracy.Earth.
The Japanese public is largely divided over the quality of democracy at home: 50% say they are satisfied with the way democracy is working in ...
democracy appears to be the preferred choice for government by people around the world but the political currents tilting toward populism, ...
As the French election demonstrated, belief in core tenets of liberal democracy is in decline, especially among those born after 1980.
A deepening anxiety about the future of democracy around the world has spread over the past few years. Emboldened autocrats and rising ...
Here's why what happens on Tuesday is important, and what it tells us about U.S. policy, Liberia's political evolution, and African democracy.

Housed in Northwestern's department of political science, the Center for the Study of Diversity and democracy will focus on best practices in ...
I f there's no democracy, then neither the region nor the world will have a bright future. Let me give you one example: there's a big spike of ...
Speaking on the sidelines later, he said violence cannot be tolerated in a democracy like India and that the Communists will not have their way ...
While some view populism as a sign of rot, others argue that it reflects the strength of established democracies and their ability to weather ...
We acknowledge this, but a distinction should be made between the principles, tenets and precepts of democracy on the one hand; and the ...
They represent those sympathetic to a referendum in Catalonia, while supporting a plurinational, decentralized Spain.
We have only to look at the state of Illinois to see what this means for democracy. The current Republican governor, Bruce Rauner, is a near ...
Men sit in a tea house in Yangon under a calendar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi. (Reuters / Jorge Silva) ...
In a democracy, every person's role is to participate in choosing the rules and policies by which the community lives. When the community gets big enough, we can't all play a fully equal role.
"The role of journalism in our democracy is facing unprecedented challenges," democracy Fund wrote in a statement, adding that the grants are to help ensure journalists have the resources to "meet the reporting challenges of today's political landscape.
But that kind of thing doesn't stand a chance in a functioning democracy. The president sought to take away health care from 24 million people and couldn't get the deal done.
Despite heading a diocese in a region of northern Nigeria known as a Boko Haram stronghold, Bishop Matthew Kukah insists that there is no real Muslim/Christian divide in his country, and that clashes perceived as religious are generally a 'cover' for ...
The United States on Tuesday asked the Maldives to restore faith in democracy after the government deployed troops to parliament to forcibly remove opposition politicians, sparking chaotic scenes.
#IN HIS last formal communication at Parliament this term, House Speaker Dr Kendal Major yesterday called on whoever forms the new government and opposition to "prioritise" the deepening of the country's democracy to spark a greater level of trust from ...
Budapest: A friend writes on facebook that her underage son has been arrested as he tried to take part in an anti-corruption protest in Moscow.
It was a great day for democracy in Australia as the political class rejected the debasement of our laws and legal system involved in ratifying the extradition treaty between Australia and China, and rejected likewise the enormous pressure the Chinese ...
On Saturday, the Emmy-winning O'Brien will share more of her thoughts about participatory democracy at the ASU Center for the Study of Race and democracy's Delivering democracy Lecture 2017 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in downtown Phoenix.
Our whole struggle was for a nonracial, nonsexist, democratic South Africa. In pursuance of our goals, people of all communities paid the supreme sacrifice.
In December 2016, Morgan founded what would become Data for democracy, a group of more than 1,200 volunteers who are organizing and executing data-based social projects across the country.
democracy Now! is a 501(c)3 non-profit news organization. We do not accept funding from advertising, underwriting or government agencies.
Louisville is one of seven city hosts for a Data for democracy hackathon held at LouieLab from 6 p.m. on Friday, March 31 until 6 p.m.
While Trump was at the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia on Saturday, his supporters held pro-Trump rallies in cities across the country.
All our hopes for people working together - the social democratic dream of a community rich in social capital - are crumbling.
A new report from Samara Canada suggests Canadians feel better about the state of their democracy than they have in two years - but they say there's room for ...
... founder of Airwars, the nonprofit group that monitors civilian deaths from international airstrikes in Syria and Iraq. Chris is an award-winning reporter and author of Sudden Justice: America's secret drone Wars.
There are many reasons why citizens have taken to the streets in protest - democracy Spring, Border Security and climate change - but there is one underlying cause of this populist unrest: U.S.
This is what the federal Liberals' once vaunted democratic reform file has come to: MPs squabbling and swearing over whether the House of Commons should ...
If Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government complete its first full term in office and elections are held as per schedule in 2018, it will be the second democratic government in succession since 2008. It is true that democratic governments could be ...
Mayor Marty Walsh joined former Mayor Ray Flynn and longtime community advocate Mel King on March 21 to launch the Boston peace and democracy ...
Turks living in Germany have begun voting in a controversial referendum on centralizing presidential power in their native country.
Hong Kong: police cracked down on Hong Kong democracy activists saying they would be charged over the Umbrella Movement mass protests, a day after a pro-Beijing candidate was chosen as the city's new leader.
From near and far, a throng of sometimes frustrated, sometimes fervent citizens assembled in downtown Westport Sunday to make their voices heard.
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