Tagged: Democratization

The Coming Global Food Fight

As aggression mounts with the rise of food prices worldwide, small-scale farms rooted in local markets could avert international disaster - and lead the way to "food democracy."

All-American Decline in a New World

Seeing Arabs demanding something we were convinced was the birthright and property of the West, of the United States in particular, has to send a shiver down anyone's spine.

Whither the Party Line on Egypt?

Revolutions of world-historic potential, such as we are presently witnessing in Egypt, only happen once in a generation.

Has the UN Failed Cote d’Ivoire?

The UN is capable of saving Cote d'Ivoire from collapse but it cannot do so as long as it plays 'second fiddle' to the western powers that 'pay the piper.'

U.S. Military Aid Far Outpaces Democracy Assistance

Desperate to secure supply routes to Afghanistan, the United States has been spending at least six times more on military aid for the mostly authoritarian states of Central Asia than on efforts to promote political liberalisation and human rights in the region.
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