Africa in 2017: two steps forward, one backward

Mathew Otieno | 16 January 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy

What Tocqueville prescribes for the crazy American soul

Ryan Shinkel | 01 December 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Alexis de Tocqueville, aristocracy, democracy

Why is Diane Shima Rwigara in a Rwandan jail?

Mathew Otieno | 08 November 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, human rights, Rwanda

The lust for power led to Rome’s decline and fall

Lawrence W. Reed | 01 November 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Fall of Rome, political power

What the annulment of Kenya’s presidential election means for Africa

Mathew Otieno | 05 September 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, elections, Kenya

The ‘democracy of the dead’: why we should respect tradition

Chiara Bertoglio | 03 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, evolution, tradition

Utopian aspirations in the fight against climate change: a call for moderation

Carson Holloway | 30 June 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, democracy, thomas more

Between idealism and self-interest: the vital role of incompetence in modern democracy

Dylan Pahman | 09 June 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, incompetence, politics

How did ‘populism’ become such a dirty word?

Denyse O'Leary | 12 April 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Brexit, brexit, democracy, elitism, populism
A left-wing journalist offers some thoughts.

Somalia has a new president

Mathew Otieno | 17 February 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: democracy, Kenya, Somalia

The fall of an African dictator

Mathew Otieno | 27 January 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, The Gambia

Beyond the politics of anger

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks | 02 December 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Donald Trump, Western civilization
A politics of hope is within reach.

Lessons from democratic Athens: the art of exiling your enemies

Chris Mackie | 24 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: ancient Greece, Athens, democracy, ostracism
The ancient Greeks had a unique way of dealing with disruptive politicians.

American democracy is still an example for Africa

Mathew Otieno | 24 November 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, US presidential election

Facebook’s problem is more complicated than fake news

R. Kelly Garrett | 18 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Facebook, social media
Emotion and identity are the real filters.

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