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In holocaust education, we use the phrase "Never Forget." While referring specifically to the six million Jews slaughtered by the Nazis, Never ...
On Aug. 6, principled Americans of every background commemorated the 52nd anniversary of that historic day in 1965 when President Lyndon ...

These are, obviously, democracies, like the US, Canada and India, three countries where I've spent the majority of my life. As a journalist, I've ...
Five voters contacted by The Seattle Times said they did not contribute to candidate Sheley Secrest in her bid for democracy vouchers, ...
In Nairobi's Kibera slum and other opposition strongholds across Kenya, the result of the Presidential election triggered protests and skirmishes ...

For Hong Kong's embattled democracy movement the 20th anniversary of the UK's handover to China has been nothing short of an annus ...
Remember the reply Benjamin Franklin gave when asked what type of government the Constitutional Convention of 1787 had created.
Conspiracies against democracy are everywhere; truth is under siege; totalitarianism is making a comeback; "resistance" is the last refuge of ...
The Myanmar government on Friday organized a forum on transition to democracy, with its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, calling for "practical" ...
When Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission met Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban in Riga in May 2015, ...
Washington Pundits are aghast that "democracy promotion" is no longer trumpeted as a top U.S. foreign policy goal. Elliott Abrams, George W.
A constant refrain from politicians and others is that we have to leave the EU because we have to respect democracy, where by democracy they ...
Israel likes to describe itself as the only democracy in the Middle East. But with its recent moves to shut down the Qatari-backed broadcaster Al ...
For Pakistan's powerful military, the notion of actual democracy is contemptible. The army long ago arrogated the right to step in whenever it felt ...
To attach the term democracy to Venezuela with this new constituent assembly is on very weak ground. I think it can't be taken seriously.".

But Okawa's decision to study the possibility of abolishing its village assembly due to a lack of candidates and introducing direct democracy is ...
And it is up to the people who vote to understand what makes a candidate a danger to democracy and our Constitution. At this very moment, ...
In early July, the German weekly Der Spiegel chimed in: "In democracies, it isn't only the result but also the process that counts," it scolded.
Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's Prime Minister, was ousted from office by the Supreme Court over corruption charges, in what appeared to be a fair ...
Little remains of democracy in Ethiopia, especially since the hardening (beginning in 2015) of enforcement of laws that repress political ...
... of what it was like to report in a country while democracy died there. ... a unique window on what it's like to live in a democracy as it collapses, ...
Across the world, many democracies are sliding further and further toward authoritarianism. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Larry Diamond of ...
By the year 2000, democracy was in the ascendant. Starting with Portugal in 1974, then spreading across the Mediterranean, Latin America ...
The Middle East is freezing out Qatar. A science academy could help -- and would set an important precedent for the region, says Ehsan ...
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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