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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


Confronting the dark side of the internet

Raphael Cohen-Almagor | 03 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, free speech, internet
Liberty without responsibility is a recipe for chaos, says an Israeli academic.


‘Everything beautiful is prepared as a sacrifice’

Roger Scruton | 17 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, elitism, minorities
In defence of elitism.


An ode to Democracy in America

John Keane | 06 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Alexis de Tocqueville, democracy
Why de Tocqueville's masterpiece is still worth reading.


The Christian roots of democracy’s most iconic document

Thomas Andrew | 16 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, democracy, England, Magna Carta
One of the most important influences on the Magna Carta has been airbrushed out of history.


‘The happiest day of your life is never over’

Garry Kasparov | 25 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: commencement address, democracy, moral values, mothers
But first, listen to your mother, a chess champion tells new graduates.


Just the facts, ma’am: rebutting the false ‘inevitability’ narrative

John C. Eastman | 28 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
The change in attitude to same-sex marriage has been enormous, says a Supreme Court judge. Really?


Is more blasphemy the best response?

Michael Cook | 08 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: blasphemy, Charlie Hebdo, democracy, Enlightenment, terrorist
Awful as the Paris massacre is, does it really mean that we ought to blaspheme more?


Challenged by the internet, professional journalism pushes back

Jeffrey Alexander | 21 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, internet, journalism
As the dust settles from this newest wave of technology, what is emerging is a new hybridity.


Appeals judge to gay rights advocates: why use the courts?

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 August 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: courts, democracy, same-sex marriage


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