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The World’s Biggest Elections

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Yesterday, the world’s biggest exercise in democracy got under way as Indians headed to the polls. The process to elect a new lower house in India is spread across seven phases and last six weeks. That’s primarily due to the sheer size …

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The paradox of modern democracy

The paradox of modern democracy

Mankind took thousands of years to realize the evils of authoritarian and monarchical rule. Ancient Greece formally began the struggle for a democratic republic, which never fully came to pass. Roman democracy was obliterated by Caesar and thereon began, a …

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