Wearing a mask and going to a ballot box, the famed parodist shared that he was taking part in his civic duty.
Freedom House, which has promoted democracy globally since 1941, said that "there is nothing more anti-democratic than a leader who refuses to concede defeat."
The country where the virus is thought to have emerged rarely reports daily case counts in the hundreds since the spring. But at what cost?
Both political parties are selling a partisan illusion: that they'll win big, crush the other side, and control Washington's policy levers forever. But America does not—and cannot—work this way.
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a former National Security Council director and impeachment witness, warned that President Donald Trump's efforts to please Russian President Vladimir Putin are a direct threat to American democracy.
The quandary of Taiwan, a pivotal issue for U.S.-China relations, calls for caution and nuance, not recklessness.
For one of the world's most brutal regimes, the wheels are falling off.
Alexander Vindman compared his fate to the "dozens of other lifelong public servants" who were ousted from the Trump administration for upholding American values.
The U.K. condemned a new security law in Hong Kong and has offered visas to millions of Hong Kong citizens.
COVID-19 is a stark reminder it was vaccination that delivered us from evil and enabled the modern world.
Voter fraud is a genuine issue afflicting our constitutional republic, and we dismiss it as a concern at our own peril.
In a joint statement, spokespersons for the U.K., Canada and Australia said they were "deeply concerned" by new security legislation.
In recent history, societies have become wealthier, healthier and more democratic but also more secular, more open and more tolerant.
A report from researchers at the University of Cambridge found a global rise in democratic "malaise." The subsequent rise in populism is "less a cause" and "more a symptom," they say.
The slow, discreet spread of participatory democracy to almost every country in the world should give us hope.
Reza Pahlavi said U.S. lawmakers must set aside their differences and establish a bipartisan, pro-democracy agenda on Iran.
Likely related to a Republican-controlled national government or even President Donald Trumps' impeachment, Democrats are particularly unhappy with the state of affairs.
What started in 2010, with Citizens United, has brought us to where we are today, with Donald Trump in the White House. It doesn't have to be this way.
"We must leave no room for collusion and interaction between Hong Kong's radical opposition and the U.S. government," an editorial in The Global Times argued.
"How we respond to this abuse will determine whether the web lives up to its potential as a global force for good or leads us into a digital dystopia," Sir Tim Berners-Lee has warned.
The truth is, there's no good reason why these informed, free-thinking teens—a fair number of whom pay taxes—can't participate in federal elections.
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 bill would allow the U.S. to sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials believed to be undermining the territory's autonomy.
At least 750 children have been arrested by Hong Kong police since mass anti-government protests broke out in June.
President Xi Jinping is running a ruthless police state dictatorship, and any fantasies claiming otherwise betray the people fighting for freedom in Hong Kong and elsewhere.
With massive protests set to continue this weekend, the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act will send an important signal that the United States will protect the rights of the people of Hong Kong.
President Donald Trump's alleged abuse of power has cast a shadow over relations between Washington and Kyiv, and democracy more generally.
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 moved through the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesday.