Tag Archive for: "democracy"
How democracy is won

It is perhaps indicative of our times that the peaceful transition of power by means of a democratic election is a candidate for ‘disruption of the year’. The outcome of the Malaysian general election in …

How American poverty became ‘fake news’

Under the administration of the incontinently mendacious President Donald J. Trump, everyone should worry about the integrity of America’s official statistics. They should worry about much more under Trump, particularly the fate of democracy in …

Is fake news here to stay?

The term ‘fake news’ has become an epithet that US President Donald Trump attaches to any unfavourable story. But it is also an analytical term that describes deliberate disinformation presented in the form of a …