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Humanity Enhanced:Genetic Choice And The Challenge For Liberal Democracies EPUB

Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies. By Russell Blackford Massachusetts: MIT Press 2014 ISBN 978–0–262–02661–1 Get this from a library! Humanity enhanced : genetic choice and the challenge for liberal democracies. 212 more words


Democracies in trouble around the world



A child is carried following at Qalaat al-Madiq, some 45 kilometers northwest of the central city of Hama, after being evacuated from Eastern Ghouta, April, 2. 774 more words



Some historians state that the peaceful transition of power marks the major difference between America and other ‘democracies’ such as the Greek Polis and the (early) Roman Republic. 18 more words

Academic Writing

How Democracies Die

Donald Trump’s presidency has raised a question that many of us never thought we’d be asking: Is our democracy in danger? Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent more than twenty years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin America, and they believe the answer is yes. 272 more words


#JusJoJan — The Darkness

The Darkness descended and spread across the land. This Darkness was man made, brought about by the ascendancy of a corrupt, heartless, self-serving con man who promised greatness but delivered misery to all but his close inner circle. 156 more words

Flash Fiction

Why social media is terrible for multiethnic democracies

(Source: www.vox.com)

Polarization has defined American politics for several years now. More and more, it seems, Americans are divided over nearly every issue of import — race, immigration, terrorism, trade, social policy. 1,800 more words


Trump’s Threat to Democracy

Two political scientists specializing in how democracies decay and die have compiled four warning signs to determine if a political leader is a dangerous authoritarian: 574 more words