Tag archive for ‘Democracy’
Ynet News On Friday, May 11th, 2018

Former Mossad Director: “A Slippery Slope to Autocracy and Fascism”

By Shabtai Shavit Madeleine Albright, a historian by education who served as the US secretary of state from 1997 to 2001, published an op-ed in the New York Times last month titled, “Will we stop Trump before More...

Sami Michael On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Where has the land of hope gone?

  Professior Yeshayahu Leibovitz once told me how he had encountered the writer Shai Agnon, who asked him: Why has the strength of the Torah grown weak? Leibovitz answered in the same spirit: More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, February 29th, 2016

Home voting would be a big chill pill for stressed voters

  We all know that election results can really stress us out. But did you know that merely going to vote at a polling station is such a stressful event that it can even cause changes in the level of the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 15th, 2016

The State Of Freedom Worldwide

  Democratic watchdog organization Freedom House recently released its annual rankings of the world’s most suppressed nations, finding that global freedom is under pressure. A plethora of crises More...

Bernard-Henri LeVy On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri LéVy: Greece’s “No” is No Victory for Democracy

Despite what many are saying – especially those who do not have to bear the consequences of their words – Greek voters’ rejection on Sunday of the latest bailout offer from their country’s creditors did More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, May 15th, 2015

The Puzzle of Liberal Democracy

/ By Dani Rodrik and Sharun Mukand/ PRINCETON – Nearly two decades ago, the political commentator Fareed Zakaria wrote a prophetic article called “The Rise of the Illiberal Democracy, ” in which he More...

Statista On Friday, May 8th, 2015

The Countries Where Voting Is Compulsory

      Participation in national elections is considered a fundamental right of citizenship by democracies across the globe. In fact, some governments believe in this principle so strongly that More...

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