Opinion: European Democracy Is Under Threat. Who Knew?

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  • The Mafia Reporter With a Police Escort (and the 200 Journalists Like Him)
    Yet murders connected to organized crime are rising in Italy, the authorities say, and international observers consider criminal networks the principal threat to journalists ... killed by the mafia inside the European Union, both investigating mafia ...
    05/20/2018 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • Muted speech and a distant dream
    This is Malta’s government’s response to the world’s concern that in a European democracy an anti-corruption journalist ... a network where political power colludes with crime and the threat of violence. They have told me of the stone wall in the ...
    05/16/2018 - 6:10 pm | View Link
  • The Fall of the German Empire
    The possibility of such a fall has been haunting the Continent since the Great Recession, as the sense of crisis, the threat ... within the European Union, Hungary’s Viktor Orban, is explicit about his intent to replace liberal democracy with a form ...
    05/16/2018 - 2:21 am | View Link
  • Misunderstanding the Constitution – 16: Why protect rights when you can enjoy seeing them breached?
    The European Convention of Human Rights ... to strip the victims of any protection against the immediate threat of democracy by silence. It argued that the political party had other means of expressing its opposition, no? so what was ‘irreparable ...
    05/12/2018 - 11:01 am | View Link
  • Gate-crashing democracies
    Military dictatorships were once the greatest threat to democracies. But as Levitsky and Ziblatt point out, democracy's greatest gatekeepers ... had begun to emerge in various South American and European democracies from the 1990s onward.
    05/12/2018 - 7:35 am | View Link
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  • Opinion | The Jerusalem Post
    Opinion: read the latest events, editorials, and journalists opinions on Zionism, Jewish Peoplehood, and their personal opinion about life in Israel
    05/18/2018 - 1:52 pm | View Website
  • Freedom of speech
    Freedom of speech is understood to be fundamental in a democracy. The norms on limiting freedom of expression mean that public debate may not be completely suppressed even in times of emergency. One of the most notable proponents of the link between freedom of speech and democracy is Alexander Meiklejohn.He argues that the concept of democracy is that of self-government by the people.
    05/18/2018 - 9:20 am | View Website
  • DEMOCRACY | The Economist
    THE protesters who have overturned the politics of Ukraine have many aspirations for their country. Their placards called for closer relations with the European Union (EU), an end to Russian intervention in Ukraine’s politics and the establishment of a clean government to replace the kleptocracy of President Viktor Yanukovych.
    05/13/2018 - 4:14 pm | View Website
  • Russian disinformation distorts American and European ...
    Turning politics up to 11 Russian disinformation distorts American and European democracy. The Mueller indictment reveals some of the Kremlin’s tactics
    02/22/2018 - 9:18 am | View Website
  • Opinion: The biggest threat to democracy is in your pocket
    New waves of internet technology used to make the world a better place. Now, the global platforms just polarize us and threaten our democracy, writes Roger McNamee.
    01/31/2018 - 5:26 am | View Website
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