The U.S.’s embarrassing problems with something as basic as voter registration should serve as a wake-up call.
Singapore faces a Catch-22: Its well-honed system of leadership renewal relying on capable technocratic candidates is reaching its limits.
In 1787, the U.S. popular vote was made merely advisory. The actual choice was left to elites who comprise the Electoral College.
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.
This is the first time a ruling party has gone into an election with the slogan “Vote for Us and Become Poorer.”
The elections have made Canadian politics more complex: It is now chess — not checkers.
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.
Will UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divide and rule strategy really work?