Tag Archives: democracy

Malaysia’s Big Surprise

Last week’s election result is a major milestone in the racial politics of Malaysia. They point to a mature democracy based on the rule of law.

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The New Age of American Imperialism

The Trump version of the United States has relinquished its leadership. It is Europe’s responsibility to step in.

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The Xi-Modi Summit: A New “Pacific” Asian Century Without America?

The “Chindia reset” may gradually have a transformative effect on China—leaving the founding vision of America for a “Pacific” Asia behind.

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Facebook & Co.: How to Stop Surveillance Capitalism

Facebook, Google & Co. are the new quasi-royal sovereigns. Their algorithmic de-facto laws do not require the approval of any of our parliaments.

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The Free World Shrinks?

Are established democracies sliding back on democratic commitments?

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Lands of the Unfree

A quarter of countries are not free. Where are they located?

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Land of the Increasingly Non-Free

Many young democracies with flawed institutions are struggling not to slide backward. Turkey has failed.

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Facebook and the Global Battle to Sway Minds

Can we protect our societies against “psychographic advertising” – manipulative technologies that stifle democracy?

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“Army of Islam”: Erdogan’s Plot Against Israel

How many more sinister steps can Erdogan take before the EU and the U.S. recognize that he is a threat to Western strategic interests?

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Will the Bourgeoisie Ever Rule in China?

Applying Marx’s theories to today’s Communist China.

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