The journalists of Bulgaria regularly experience pressure from politicians to censor their questions and their stories. High-ranking officials openly threaten journalists’ jobs to ensure their cooperation. Despite these troublesome occurrences, the state of democracy in Bulgaria may not ...
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From Enigma to a Stigma A column written for Foreign Policy magazine asks, ever so frankly, Why Are Africa’s Militaries So Disappointingly Bad? A variety of explanations could be drafted to explain as to why there is a negative reaction to uniformed African soldiers among African citizens. But ...
Terrorism. This nine-letter word has become common in news stories and political discussions in recent years. For many, the word alone surfaces mental images of the Twin Towers, the Paris attacks, or any one of hundreds of other attacks that have occurred across the world. Each country that ...
Women are more susceptible to strife during times of civil conflict due to the cultural norms imposed upon them.
It is impossible to measure the success of democracy with a single metric.
A firsthand account of a populist rally on the University of Memphis campus.
Political meetings cannot function as echo chambers, they must be bipartisan if the nation is to succeed.
Political opponents need to listen to each other and communicate respectfully for the nation to progress.
Proportionate representation at political demonstrations and democratic events are essential to prevent democratic backsliding.
It is important to the foundation of democracy to listen to the voices of opposition.