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  • America
  • "Democracy in America: The National Campaign" sounds more like the title of an action movie than a blockbuster public art initiative, but the Creative Time -produced project promises to be a heavy-hitter. (rhizome.org)
  • The title for this prominent series of multifarious happenings, art projects, performances, and more takes its name from a novel written by a young Alexis de Tocqueville after his first tour of the US, in which he searched for an answer to the question of why the concept of representative republican democracy had been so successful in America. (rhizome.org)
  • On September 21st, The Democracy in America Convergence Center at Park Avenue Armory will open, the exhibition portion of the campaign. (rhizome.org)
  • autocracy
  • The main defining political struggle of my parents' generation was around values such as democracy and freedom against autocracy, against the state, but also against nationalism and other poisonous forces in politics," he told me in an interview in Bratislava in February when he was home from Brussels on a break. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Trump
  • The crisis of youth under the Trump regime is a political disaster of the first order and threatens every vital cultural and political ideal, principle, social formation and public sphere that makes a democracy possible. (truth-out.org)
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan has kept a particularly close eye on nearby Nepal, whose decade-and-a-half experience in democracy has largely failed, say many observers. (voanews.com)
  • reform
  • The family thus represents in microcosm the evolution of politics in East-Central Europe: from reform Communism to the cusp of democracy and then into the European Union. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • power
  • From the first moments of the title track-an eerie swirl of siren peals and chattering voices that gives way to brutish power chords-C hinese Democracy is slick and airtight, with production values that are up-to-the-minute. (slate.com)
  • so democracy can be thought of as "power of the people": a way of governing which depends on the will of the people. (coe.int)
  • voices
  • More than a personal triumph, the election of this peasant's son turned workingman's hero was proof that Brazil was not just a land of the privileged and powerful but an inclusive democracy with room for all views and voices, even at the top. (newsweek.com)
  • rule
  • Properly understood, democracy should not even be "rule of the majority", if that means that minorities' interests are ignored completely. (coe.int)
  • On May 14, the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies (CNAPS) at Brookings and the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University hosted a seminar analyzing progress and challenges in the consolidation of Taiwan's democratization and reforms. (brookings.edu)
  • world
  • There are so many different models of democratic government around the world that it is sometimes easier to understand the idea of democracy in terms of what it definitely is not. (coe.int)
  • If democracy is government by the people, are there any real democracies in the world? (coe.int)
  • The ancient Greeks are credited with creating the very first democracy, although there were almost certainly earlier examples of primitive democracy in other parts of the world. (coe.int)
  • Today there are as many different forms of democracy as there are democratic nations in the world. (coe.int)
  • The Brazil of the 21st century-cosmopolitan, politically wired, and allergic to demagogues-is one of the sturdiest democracies in the developing world. (newsweek.com)
  • The organization's values are based on inclusiveness, pluralism and equality, and it supports joint initiatives of political parties and other stakeholders to improve the functioning of multiparty democracies around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organization sets up Democracy Schools around the world, which run courses for young and aspiring politicians who want to gain knowledge and skills on democratic theory and governance. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • 1. Theirs was a form of direct democracy - in other words, instead of electing representatives to govern on the people's behalf, "the people" themselves met, discussed questions of government, and then implemented policy. (coe.int)
  • people
  • The numbers who participated were still far more than in a modern democracy: perhaps 50,000 males engaged directly in politics, out of a population of around 300,000 people. (coe.int)
  • One thing that unites modern systems of democracy, and which also distinguishes them from the ancient model, is the use of representatives of the people. (coe.int)
  • Lots of people in Slovakia still continue to perceive every political action, every political move, every election result through this prism: Will it enhance or will it weaken democracy? (huffingtonpost.com)
  • values
  • Its activities focus on counter-radicalisation, security and the promotion of the European values of democracy and individual freedoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Model
  • It is fashionable these days for Western leaders to praise Indonesia as a model Muslim democracy. (hrw.org)
  • completely
  • We need a more substantive and more multidimensional way of thinking about democracy, specifically one aspect of democracy completely absent from the paradigm in the 1990s and that's civic participation," he argues. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • time
  • Among a sea of autocracies and oligarchies - which were the normal forms of government at the time - Athenian democracy stood out. (coe.int)
  • system
  • There are presidential and parliamentary democracies, democracies that are federal or unitary, democracies that use a proportional voting system, and ones that use a majoritarian system, democracies which are also monarchies, and so on. (coe.int)
  • Sancho and Bev Harris, founder of Black Box Voting, point out the vulnerability of our voting system in an HBO documentary, Hacking Democracy , airing November 2. (motherjones.com)
  • experience
  • Man, those kids with no prior experience invented the entire arsenal of democracy for themselves (well, with a little help from their parents): bribery, opposition research, dirty tricks. (metafilter.com)