Articles in politics tagged with democracy

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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.

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Jennifer M. Piscopo Shauna L. Shames

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

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Jonathan White

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

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Archon Fung

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

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Judith Levine

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

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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.

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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.

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Reed Hundt

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

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

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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.