Roger Cohen, on the democracies (2016)
“Western democracies are in the midst of an upheaval they only dimly grasp. Virtual direct democracy through social media has outflanked representative democracy. 26 more words
Trump? President of the Free World? What the F***.
The last few weeks have been a shock to most level headed people across the world. Particularly to the lefty, tree hugging, desperately politically correct noobs, such as myself. 564 more words
Any democratic country is founded on the principal of multiple power centres who work as ‘checks and balances’ preventing thus any single power centre to emerge as the authoritarian force. 290 more words
After a recent conversation about the downfall of Aleppo and the Middle East, the topic of Authoritarianism and political/social stability arose. Do Authoritarian regimes bring about more stability than democracies? 1,665 more words
Donald Trumps victory has surprised the political analysts around the world, who thought they know about the one of the oldest democracy, The America. But Trumps win conveys a deep message to all the democracies around the world. 374 more words
HM had heard commentators raise the question of why when matters are objectively good, do people feel so bad. These two posts are an effort to provide explanations. 571 more words