Tag Archive for: "democracy"
A concert of Indo-Pacific democracies

On his week-long tour of Asia, US vice president Mike Pence has been promoting a vision of a ‘free and open’ Indo-Pacific region, characterised by unimpeded trade flows, freedom of navigation, and respect for the …

Blue wave fails to wipe out Republicans

Not so long ago, the media consensus was that the Democrats would ride a ‘wave’ akin to the Republican routs in 1994 and 2010. Back then, the party under Bill Clinton and Barack Obama had …

Policy, Guns and Money: US midterms

In this special podcast we look at next week’s crucial US midterms. Our guests are Stephen Loosley and Dr Gorana Grgic. Both are US specialists and both offer fascinating insights into this keenly observed election.

What has happened to democracy?

Being seen as the global champion of democratic values has underpinned US global leadership as much as its economic and military preponderance. As this perception ebbs, the accompanying erosion of domestic support among European allies …