How to Save Occupy Central
October 09, 2014
How to Save Occupy Central
It's increasingly clear the Hong Kong movement is failing, but there's still time for its leaders to save it.
How to Save Occupy Central
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
September 30, 2014
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
It may be messy, but Pakistan’s democracy is worth saving.
Don’t Let Pakistan's Military Hijack Democracy
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
July 03, 2014
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
The EU should continue to stand up to Thai’s coup leaders and push for the restoration of democracy.
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
May 29, 2014
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
After decades of greater democratization, a new report says that democracy is in retreat throughout ASEAN.
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
Thousands Rally For Democracy In Hong Kong
January 03, 2014
Thousands Rally For Democracy In Hong Kong
The protests in Hong Kong represent a growing strain between the SAR and Beijing over democracy.
Thousands Rally For Democracy In Hong Kong
Indian Geronotocracy: Why Are Indian Leaders So Old?
December 24, 2013
Indian Geronotocracy: Why Are Indian Leaders So Old?
India's leaders are unrepresentatively old – why is this the case and is it changing?
Indian Geronotocracy: Why Are Indian Leaders So Old?
The Battle for Democracy in Hong Kong
December 10, 2013
The Battle for Democracy in Hong Kong
Bringing democracy to Hong Kong will help solve its local problems as well as have a positive impact on the mainland.
The Battle for Democracy in Hong Kong
Capitalism: The Right Way to Promote Democracy
December 07, 2013
Capitalism: The Right Way to Promote Democracy
If the U.S. is going to promote democracy, it has a moral responsibility to get better at it.
Capitalism: The Right Way to Promote Democracy
India's State Elections Reflect a Mood for Change
December 06, 2013
India's State Elections Reflect a Mood for Change
India's state elections symbolize a broader clamor for change across the country.
India's State Elections Reflect a Mood for Change
Why Are Americans Suddenly Pessimistic About the Future of US Power?
December 05, 2013
Why Are Americans Suddenly Pessimistic About the Future of US Power?
Pew Research findings show that isolationism reaches new highs as perceptions of US power reach new lows.
Why Are Americans Suddenly Pessimistic About the Future of US Power?
Asia’s Palestine? West Papua's Independence Struggle
November 07, 2013
Asia’s Palestine? West Papua's Independence Struggle
The world is finally taking notice of West Papua’s plight.
Asia’s Palestine? West Papua's Independence Struggle
Nepal’s Elections Hang in the Balance
February 25, 2013
Nepal’s Elections Hang in the Balance
Despite hope that Nepal’s crawl toward democracy will continue, uncertainty and infighting persist.
Nepal’s Elections Hang in the Balance
Singapore’s Population Debate Grows Heated
February 18, 2013
Singapore’s Population Debate Grows Heated
A government White Paper calls for Singapore’s population to hit 6.9 million by 2030. Citizens protest.
Singapore’s Population Debate Grows Heated
Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
February 01, 2013
Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
“Nearly half of the twenty countries with the least amount of press freedom…are located in the Asia-Pacific.”
Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
January 08, 2013
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
The Philippines may conclude its effort to retrieve the former dictator’s fortune — with less than half recovered.
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
January 01, 2013
Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
Will public outrage translate into real, lasting change?
Rape Victim’s Death Spurs Additional Protests
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