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Posts tagged as “democracy”

Cut Out the Middle Man

How Elections Hurt Our Democracies Representative democracy began thousands of years ago in the Roman Republic. The Romans favored this system over the direct democracy…

It Takes Two to Tango

What a bitter runoff between Argentine frontrunners means for its democracy At the first Democratic National Debate, Bernie Sanders knowingly quipped that people would be…

Mr. Xi Jinping, Tear Down This (Fire)Wall

In Beijing, signs throughout the city read: “Patriotism, Innovation, Inclusiveness, Virtue.” Like most political slogans, this particular one relies heavily on wishful thinking and an…