The Venezuelan conflict is not about ideology, is about democracy, oil, and power Author: Diego Bautista Translated into Spanish by Silvana Gordillo González It is not about ideology “I question where are the flags of the Social Democracy and Social Christianism parties and how can they be against this Bolivarian
In this article, the author, Jerry Locula, underscores that in addition to the irresistible global solidarity kindled against racial discrimination; constructive steps taken so far in terms of administrative and policy changes following the death of George Floyd have given him tremendous hope. According to the Social Justice Activist, even
In the wake of ongoing protests in the United States in demand for justice in the killing of a 46-year-old black man, George Floyd, at the hands of a white police officer, a social justice activist has insisted that the protests are legitimate. Jerry Locula highlights the historical racism and
Democracy Plutocracy Kleptocracy: Are we going backwards? Author: Simon Stander Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 05/26/2003 Category: Editorial Historically, the installation of democratic institutions and the development of genuine democratic societies have not come easily. Indeed, democracy is new and fragile everywhere in the world where it
El Salvador and the power of democratic change Author: Ross Ryan Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 03/23/2009 The recent election in El Salvador is an example of those relatively rare times when substantial change in the direction and philosophy of government is achieved through peaceful democratic
Sri Lanka: a plea for democracy Author: Sie Kathieravealu Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on 01/16/2009 In Sri Lanka, the trouble started due to discrimination and injustice and continues due to bribery and corruption. These may be the reasons for troubles in other countries too. Current wars have
The Indonesian Election and Peace in Aceh: an example worth following Author: Michael Vatikiotis Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 04/22/2009 The recently held general election in Indonesia demonstrated convincingly that plural societies in Southeast Asia can be trusted to express their popular will without resorting to violent
Lack of security, slow progress in the disarmament of militias, and a weakly developed legal and institutional framework for democratic politics are endangering the success of Afghanistan's presidential and parliamentary elections due to be held in September.