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The toxic fumes of democracy

Michael Cook | 23 September 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Australia, democracy, plebiscite, same-sex marriage


Should we worry about foreign hackers tilting election results?

Karl D. Stephan | 10 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Election 2016, electronic voting machines, hackers
If they break into electronic voting machines, democracy is at risk


Why the media should give the guy with the funny haircut a fair go

Michael Cook | 09 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, democracy, Donald Trump, media, New York Times
Donald Trump is no saint but he and his supporters should be treated with more respect


Star Wars, science fiction and the US Constitution

Ilya Somin | 06 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: authoritarianism, democracy, Star Wars
A leading legal scholar interprets the popular films as parables about democracy


A free society is a moral achievement

Jonathan Sacks | 13 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: anti-semitism, democracy, Liberty
Freedom is not safe space.


How a rolling sexual revolution is crushing freedom

Gabriele Kuby | 08 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, gender ideology, sexual revolution
A strong voice from Europe warns that 'sexual liberation' is anything but.


What Enlightenment thinkers would have made of Donald Trump

Anna Plassart | 08 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: demagoguery, democracy, Donald Trump, Enlightenment
18th Century thinkers had grave fears about the seductive pull of demagogues


How to rig a surrogacy hearing so dissenting voices won’t be heard

Alana S. Newman | 18 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, surrogacy
Let me tell you about my state Senate committee hearing experience.


Has Italy become more ‘civil’ by recognising same-sex unions?

Chiara Bertoglio | 16 May 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: civil unions legislation, democracy, Italy


Museveni: the ‘newest’ president in East Africa

Mathew Otieno | 03 March 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: democracy, election campaigns, Uganda


Could Google sway an election? If so, how?

Denyse O'Leary | 20 Jan 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: democracy, elections, new media


Militant suffragettes: morally justified, or just terrorists?

Janna Thompson | 18 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Suffragettes, terrorism
Destroying property is hardly the way to show you are fit to govern.


High school: Where life without smartphones is a form of death?

Denyse O'Leary | 30 Nov 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: democracy, high school, smartphone


Transgender ordinance dispute brings Houston voters out of the closet

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 November 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: democracy, LGBT activism, transgenderism


Does new media make us value democracy less?

Denyse O'Leary | 14 Oct 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: democracy, social media, young adults


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