Media Watch

'18May
17

World news story: British Embassy San Jose - Call for Bids

This year the British Embassy is seeking to support projects in Costa Rica and Nicaragua that focus on the following themes:Human Rights & Democracy - strengthened democratic governance and rule of law;...
'18May
17

Kiska: The arrogance of politicians prevails over democratic values

The problem of central Europe, as well as other countries in the region, is bad politics. As a result, the aggressive enforcement of selfish interests and the violation of international law prevail over the values...
'18May
17

Isolated Maduro revels in Erdogan's backing ahead of Venezuela vote

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s diplomatically-isolated president received a show of support from Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday ahead of a weekend election boycotted by the opposition coalition and...
'18May
17

Should we do away with the I&B Ministry?

 Yes | Jaipal Reddy    While it is universally known that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel briefly handled the Home Ministry after India attained Independence, it is a little-known fact that he also handled the...
'18May
17

Gomberg: About The Trib cuts, Mommy isn’t mad; she’s just disappointed

Something about The Salt Lake Tribune being in a place that necessitated cutting a third of the staff has me feeling unexpectedly maternal. It’s not because I feared losing something so dear to me (although I...
'18May
17

Immigration is tearing Republicans apart

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) confers with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) at the Capitol on Wednesday. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve.THE BIG IDEA: Look at how...
'18May
17

Meet The Popular Venezuelan Candidate With The Best Chance Of Taking On Maduro

Enlarge this image Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henri Falcón addresses reporters in Caracas on May 8...
'18May
17

Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim said on Thursday that decades-old affirmative action policies for the country’s Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of...
'18May
17

Erdoğan calls for ‘common sense’ from new Armenian government

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan this week called on Armenia to show “common sense” to bring stability to the region in the wake of Yerevan's political transition, suggesting he still expects Turkey’s...
'18May
17

Progressive politics must rediscover its moral purpose: a response to Michael Sandel

Protest against Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, 2017. Image: Erik McGregor/SIPA USA/PA Images.OpenDemocracy asks who is responsible for the global rise of the far right? In his recent...

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