Our system of checks and balances will keep the president restrained but he is debasing the public's expectations of government.
Democracy is at risk from persistent assaults upon freedoms won by the Maidan protests.
Trump has expressed his admiration for brutal strongmen like el-Sissi, Putin and Duterte.
Venezuelans are exhausted by the daily search for sustenance, which saps their ability to protest.
The purpose of government isn't to show a profit. It's to achieve the common good.
Information technologies can foster civic engagement but let's not look to the Mark Zuckerberg's of the world for leadership.
"It's not easy to be an activist facing the largest authoritarian regime in the world," says Demosisto campaigner Derek Lam.
The world will only notice the absence of U.S. leadership when it is gone and catastrophe strikes.
Florian Philippot helped give the National Front a softer face—but a younger Le Pen is approaching on the far-right.
Trump's unwavering support for Putin shows disturbing similarities to Europe's far right.
Former president joins the service that the government blocked following protests in 2009.
The ruling party has undertaken some controversial policies, but denied it is a threat to democracy.
Seven police officers were sentenced to two years in jail each for assaulting a protester in 2014.
After changes to the constitution in 2016 Berdymukhamedov could rule indefinitely.
The cover of the German magazine depicts the president beheading Lady Liberty.
Former CIA officer argues the U.S. is de facto declaring war on Islam—'to no useful purpose.'
The new constitution contains at least 60 differences from the old text.
The report cited the collapse of trust in American public institutions as a reason for the change.
Protesters, boycotters and subversive commentators should stay the course.
Trump plans to banish critical press from the White House
The president's 13 annual amateur hockey league is set to finish on Saturday.
Democrats who try to bargain with Republicans might be played for suckers.