Tag Archives: elections

US: How to Avoid Another 2020 Election

The U.S.’s embarrassing problems with something as basic as voter registration should serve as a wake-up call.

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Singapore’s 2020 Election: Political Renewal Ahead

Singapore faces a Catch-22: Its well-honed system of leadership renewal relying on capable technocratic candidates is reaching its limits.

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The Origins of the US Electoral College

In 1787, the U.S. popular vote was made merely advisory. The actual choice was left to elites who comprise the Electoral College.

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Global Democracy Under Threat

Global democracy is under threat. The ranks of authoritarian leaders of large nations not only include China, Russia and Turkey, but also the United States.

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Boris Johnson: Grand Hasardeur (Forever the Gambler)

This is the first time a ruling party has gone into an election with the slogan “Vote for Us and Become Poorer.”

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Trudeau Survives, But …

The elections have made Canadian politics more complex: It is now chess — not checkers.

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Canada’s Judgment on Trudeau

As Canada heads into elections, the vote still seems distributed in a way that Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will ultimately return to power, perhaps in a minority government.

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Johnson: A Divider, Not a Uniter

Will UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divide and rule strategy really work?

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Beating Netanyahu

The stakes have never been higher in Israel’s elections.

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US: The Futility of Democrats’ 2020 Dream

Why a Democratic President, if elected, will be able to change very little in the U.S.

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