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[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Facebook, please make democracy-friendly algorithms

Jan 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Technology hits a tipping point and transforms global power structures. In 2017, social media splintered the public space essential for democracy.

Human rights and the liberal agenda

Sep 11, 2017 - 9:46 AM

There is no such thing as a democracy that applies the rule of law in some instances and not in others We must fight for human rights for everyone regardless and in all instances regardless

Rodrigo Duterte: A fascist original

Jan 02, 2017 - 9:41 AM

Like the anti Marcos resistance 4 decades back the only certainty members of the anti fascist front can count on is that they’re doing the right thing And that for some is a certainty worth dying for

NEW YEAR AHEAD. President Rodrigo Duterte wishes the Philippines an enjoyable New Year celebration. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit

Nov 17, 2016 - 10:20 PM

US President Barack Obama pays a farewell visit to German Chancellor Angela Merkel seen by some as the new standard bearer of liberal democracy since the election of Donald Trump

In this file photo, US President Barack Obama (L) watches Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel as she delivers her speech upon arrival at a breakfast meeting with German Chancellor and local citizens in Kruen near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, on June 7, 2015 before the start of a G7 summit. Matthias Schrader/AFP

Merkel to be the new 'leader of the free world'?

Nov 16, 2016 - 2:08 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel after 11 years at the helm now looks increasingly like the only bulwark of stability and liberal freedom among Western allies

Chinese political system could 'blow up', says US academic

Oct 13, 2012 - 7:09 PM

China s political system could blow up says a US academic