Civil Rights Movement

Imagine being an American but not being granted the same rights that other Americans enjoy. Imagine not being able
July 21, 2016

Voting Democracy & The United States Constitution

The United States Constitution, written in 1787 to provide a cornerstone for the development of America as a nation,
July 21, 2016

A Look At The Past

It would be very easy, when looking at people’s lack of confidence in the democratic system, to forget just
March 20, 2016

Is The Word “Disenfranchised” Being Abused?

The idea of taking action beyond the ballot box is rooted in not having a vote. However, the meaning
March 19, 2016

Should Prisoners Be Entitled To Use Of The Ballot Box?

A debate that has been going on in the UK for several years has finally been settled by the
March 18, 2016

How About Compulsory Voting?

Those who would introduce compulsory voting generally use the arguments that: Voting is not just a right; it’s a
March 17, 2016

Electronic Voting: Advantages and Drawbacks

A variety of technologies is available for electronic voting: Voting machines in polling stations Kiosks in public places (e.g.
March 16, 2016

Does E-democracy Work?

The jury is still out on e-democracy: some say that it solves the problem of how to get people
March 15, 2016

The Power Inquiry

Democracy in the sense in which that word is used in the West requires that the people take part
March 14, 2016

So Who Feels The Need For Beyond The Ballot Box?

Answering this question will bring accusations of political bias and comments that: “No! THEY are free and in control.
March 13, 2016