Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'democracy''
Amid exuberant calls of vote-rigging and protests seen in the recent elections in Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) is poised to yet again become Prime Minister for a third time – his last [...]
Ali Harfouch The Self-Defeating Mimic: A Walking Paradox A liberating moment occurs when the oppressed can think beyond the imaginary horizon constructed by the oppressor. A liberation of the consciousness and the inauguration of an emancipatory [...]
Dr. Reza Pankhurst If there was any doubt remaining – the Presidential debate on foreign policy served to confirm the bi-partisan agreement on America’s role in the Middle East (and beyond). A promise of seemingly unconditional [...]
Franklin Lamb The official results of the first round of the historic Egyptian presidential elections, the first ever in Mother Egypt where the results were not known in advance, present an encouraging snapshot of “new democratic [...]
Ali Harfouch and Umm Hafsa Pragmatic policies and methods can only produce pragmatic responses and answers to critical questions related to principal and vision. Engagements with reformist movements are rarely a debate about principle; rather, they usually [...]
Dear Mr Cameron, Your speech on Thursday 12th April 2012 in Indonesia was arguably one of the most dishonest and hypocritical political speeches I have ever heard. Your trip to Indonesia may have been meant to [...]