Can democracy be possible without well-informed voters?
Escribir acerca de los escándalos constantes, los tweets absurdos y las artimañas engañosas de Donald Trump y sus secuaces se ha convertido en una carga casi intolerable. Leer sobre ellos, probablemente hace que la mayoría de las personas se sientan de la misma manera. Irónicamente, esta es una buena noticia.
Writing about the never-ending scandals, absurd tweets and tricky shenanigans of Donald Trump and his minions has become an almost intolerable burden. Reading about them, probably makes most people feel the same way. Ironically, this is good news.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a center-left former lathe operator and union leader, governed Brazil from 2003 to 2011 and left office with sky-high approval ratings.
Es una gran sensación saber, y recordarles a todos, que en poco más de tres meses, las personas decentes, cuerdas y justas de la nación tendrán la enorme oportunidad de poner a Donald Trump en su sitio y controlar algo de su comportamiento lunático, su crueldad y su descarado racismo.
It’s a great feeling to know — and to remind everyone — that in about three months, the nation’s decent, sane and fair people will have the precious opportunity to put Donald Trump in his place by reining in some of his lunatic behavior, his cruelty and his blatant racism.
All across the West, we’re seeing the rise of angry, resentful, nationalist, xenophobic and racist movements — movements made up mostly of low-information voters, says Jason Brennan, professor of Philosophy at Georgetown university, in his book, "Against Democracy".
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has won re-election until 2025 amid mounting criticisms.
Conservative candidate Sebastian Piñera won the presidential runoff against the governing party"s candidate, Sen. Alejandro Guillier, on Sunday, according to the preliminary, albeit all but definitive, vote count.
The President of Russia on Thursday announced he would run for re-election as an independent candidate, banking on the support of numerous political parties and the popular vote while casting doubt on the competence of his opposition.
Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is currently dogged by numerous corruption charges, vowed once again here Wednesday to prove his innocence in court and run for president in next year"s elections.
The Venezuelan opposition coalition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) on Monday described as fraudulent the weekend"s mayoral elections, which the ruling party won and three of the four major MUD parties boycotted.
The Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Honduras will conduct a special recount of 4,753 ballot boxes before naming the new president.
A Cuban civic group calling itself #Otro18 said Thursday that despite harassment by authorities, it plans to present more than 170 independent candidates in upcoming nationwide municipal elections.
Interview with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos days before the visit of Vicepresident Mike Pence to the country
In an extraordinary meeting in Lima, 17 foreign ministers issued an unprecedented statement in which they classify the Venezuelan government as a dictatorship.
With the ceremony of installation of the Constituent Assembly in Venezuela this Friday, the unconstitutionality and arrogance of the Chavez regime condemn the country to international political isolation.
US sanctions on Russia are declaration of full-fledged economic war, Russian prime minister said.
The company responsible for counting Venezuelan votes, Smartmatic, who has worked in the country since 2004, said Wednesday that the data published by the National Electoral Council in the elections for a National Constituent Assembly were manipulated.
In the early hours of the morning, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has again arrested the opposition political leaders Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, who had been transferred to their homes as a gesture of conciliation prior to the Constituent Assembly.
A voting day towards a National Constituent Assembly, called by the regime of Nicholas Maduro, resulted in 16 deaths in the hands of the militias of the regime, against an abstention that the governmental machinery insists in denying.
Al menos 107 han muerto en las revueltas violentas de Venezuela en los dos últimos meses.
Death toll in Venezuela rises to 107 following two more deaths in protest.
Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov has responded to news that a package of further punitive measures for Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US elections and its 2014 annexation of the Crimea was voted through the House of Representatives.
Kelley B. Hodge fue designada la semana pasada Fiscal de Distrito de Filadelfia de forma provisional.