Articles in politics tagged with democracy

Bianca Wylie Toronto Sidewalk Labs Google
Bianca Wylie

Sidewalk Labs would have turned a large plot of Toronto’s public land into a private lab for data collection. Cities need better digital governance to protect against such attempts.

Jennifer M. Piscopo Shauna L. Shames

On the hundreth anniversary of suffrage, it’s time for gender equity in political office.

Jonathan White

Crisis management only blurs ever more the boundary between politics and technical expertise.

Archon Fung

We must take very seriously the responsibility to judge our leaders' policies. When they fail us, we must act as leaders ourselves.

Judith Levine

What does solidarity look like when our bodies cannot come together, in public, to agitate for a better world?

Yasheng Huang

Some have praised China's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but its suppression of information helped cause the problem in the first place.

Sam Rosenfeld

To combat the new normal of two-party gridlock in U.S. politics, many call for more political parties. But what works in parliamentary governments might not help in our presidential system.

Reed Hundt

We must institute a method of electing a president that is sensitive to the votes of Americans everywhere.

Aziz Z. Huq Tom Ginsburg David Landau

How other countries’ constitutions protect against political free-for-alls.

1619 debate
David Waldstreicher

Critics of the New York Times’s 1619 Project insist the facts don’t support its proslavery reading of the American Revolution. But they obscure a longstanding debate within the field of U.S. history over that very issue.