Considering the recent news out of Europe, there has never been a better time to plan a trip to support democracy than with a visit to the city that is perhaps most synonymous with the word.
Adrian Tawfik's Opinion Column
This is Adrian Tawfik's Opinion Column on Democracy Chronicles. Adrian has run DC since 2011 and is currently living in New York City. This column features Adrian's writing and is in addition to his frequent posts about daily democracy news and see his original political images at DC's Political Art page. Also, checkout the rest of our international team of authors. Together, they help cover free and fair elections on every continent with a focus on election reform in the United States.
Thanks to the ongoing work of our partners in Alexandria, Egypt, the Forgotten Writers Foundation, we are proud to announce the all star lineup of our judging panel for the already closed Seven Dictators Competition.
Thanks to your support, our Design of a Broken System documentary reached its Kickstarter fundraising goal on June 17th and the project has been evolving ever since.
How an unusual discovery has brought light to a forgotten part of world history and reawakened the passions of an ancient community that was violently displaced from its ancestral land, fully aware it was never going to return.
Part-time adjunct professors in New York and elsewhere are ready for change. By moving forward with a full push to unionize they are splitting themselves off from traditional teachers unions that they see as not doing enough for adjuncts.
Our community has spoken up and supported Democracy Chronicles Kickstarter project. As the Producer of this film and Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Democracy Chronicles, I want to thank everyone in our network for all your support!
Education is more than reading, writing, and arithmetic. It is one of the most important investments a society can make in its people and its future and is critical to reducing poverty and inequality. This lesson from mammalian education is quite fundamental.
On top of the tragedy of Tryavon Martin’s death, the outrage at the results of the Zimmerman trial stems from a seriously dangerous situation where African-Americans are not being adequately represented in our current government.
With the lessons of the country’s recent past, the government must embrace the growing diversity of opinion and culture that advancing technology inevitably brings and will continue to bring.
We are lucky in our neighbors. The time is now for a renewed push to mend our relationship with Mexico. Acting in unison with Canada, the chance for the US to be a contributor to an economic miracle for the Mexican people and for North America is within our grasp and our own vital self-interest.