New Internationalist

Democracy

We have 447 articles tagged Democracy. Showing pages 21 to 30.

G7 plus 13: lucky for some

What's missing is not money but democracy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Carnage sells — but we aren't cowards

Courageous Kabulis are getting on with democracy – but that’s not likely to grab the foreign media headlines.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Conservative victory in Iran? Look again

The recent elections in Iran have beenwidely interpreted as a victory for conservative forces and a boostfor hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. How could a two-thirdsmajority in the Majlis for conservatives be interpreted any otherway?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Human Rights Olympics

The starters' gun has gone off. We're all in the running. Many say it's the most important race of all - the human race.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Burma: Dizzying efficiency

Sometimes the urge to fling the nearest available projectile at thetelevision set can take some suppressing. I found myself strugglingwhen, during the course of a news item on Burma, the anchor mentionedthe military junta winning the country’s referendum on a new constitution. A strangulated ‘Aaaargghhh!’ emerged nonethless.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Indian elections, democracy and all that

We tend to treat our government as a joke and our democracy as a farce, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara of India. But often, the electorate stuns the intelligentsia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Burma’s referendum among ruins

I’ve been reading today’s edition of propaganda rag The New Light of Myanmar. Normally all the railing against ‘foreign stooges’ and exhortations to ‘national duty’ (iefollowing the diktats of the ruling generals) is good for a cynicalchuckle. But, as the song goes, that joke isn’t funny anymore.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

One Uganda, one people?

Opposition leader Besigye swoops into town as President Museveni is inaugurated.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

An important asset

Sulakshana Gupta reveals five reasons why Sierra Leone matters to the UN.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Burma: Seeing but not believing

Of all the images that have emerged from cyclone-hit Burma, the mostshocking for me were the most long distance ones. NASA releasedsatellite images of the country before and after the cyclone. The‘after' image is barely recognizable - the amount of the Irrawaddydelta in the south that is now blue instead of green is staggering.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Related

RSS feed of articles tagged Democracy (page 3)

Search results for Democracy

Browse

Still can't find it?

Our entire digital archive is available on your browser and mobile device.

Popular tags

All tags