The Monkey Cage: Democracy

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/24/2014

Turkey’s silenced spring

Recent events in Turkey illustrate the problems of conceiving of democracy simply in terms of competitive elections.

By Turkuler Isiksel  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democracy, Freedom of speech, Turkey

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Is democracy a Western idea?

Here is what we can learn from non-Western political thought about the global potential of democracy.

By Diego Von Vacano  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democracy, non-Western political throught