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The baseless case for compulsory voting
Tue, Nov 18 2014. 01 59 PM

The baseless case for compulsory voting

Making voting compulsory neither increases political participation nor does it erode democracy
Hong Kong police prepare to clear protesters as appeals rejected
Sat, Nov 15 2014. 06 35 PM

Hong Kong police prepare to clear protesters as appeals rejected

The ruling may re-ignite violent clashes between police and protesters, as government talks with student leaders are stalled
Running a democracy
Thu, Nov 13 2014. 12 09 AM

Running a democracy

If two parties, defeated at the hustings by big margins, refuse to accept the result, what can that be called except a democratic deficit in their veins?
Xi supports Hong Kong democracy ‘Within Law,’ city’s chief says
Sun, Nov 09 2014. 02 47 PM

Xi supports Hong Kong democracy ‘Within Law,’ city’s chief says

The ‘Occupy’ protests have impacted Hong Kong’s rule of law, while also reflecting different views on electoral reforms, says Hong Kong chief executive
India’s shrinking democratic space
Mon, Nov 03 2014. 12 55 AM

India’s shrinking democratic space

The environment in this country has become so polarized that debates are not only adversarial and acerbic, the entire approach is an either-or
China’s advisory on human rights
Fri, Oct 31 2014. 01 05 AM

China’s advisory on human rights

A country that regularly engages in suppressing democratic impulses, where economic might is the consorting deity of military might, has sponsored a document on human rights for business
Hong Kong protest leaders set terms for govt talks
Tue, Oct 28 2014. 06 59 PM

Hong Kong protest leaders set terms for govt talks

The govt should submit a report to China reflecting their demand for free elections in the city in order for the talks to be ‘fruitful,’ say protesters
The item number of democracy
Tue, Oct 28 2014. 01 09 PM

The item number of democracy

Among all the countries which are in election mode right now, it is Botswana that is most interesting from an Indian perspective
Brazil votes in presidential runoff as polls show voters divided
Sun, Oct 26 2014. 07 48 PM

Brazil votes in presidential runoff as polls show voters divided

Some opinion polls on Saturday showed President Dilma Rousseff statistically tied with challenger Aecio Neves
Brazil poll shows statistical tie ahead of presidential ballot
Sat, Oct 25 2014. 07 53 PM

Brazil poll shows statistical tie ahead of presidential ballot

Dilma Rousseff would get 49.7% of voter support, compared to 50.3% support for Aecio Neves, according to the poll

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