Tag Archives: Democracy

Icons and Leaders

Aung San Suu Kyi is the iconic leader of the democratic movement in Myanmar, also known as Burma. Suu Kyi is the daughter of Aung San, founder of the Burmese Army and the man who negotiated Burmese independence from Britain. Now … Continue reading

Posted in blog, elections, news | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

What is Democracy?: The Egyptian Impact


Written by Michael Lewan Photo by Sosialistisk Ungdom – SU “Are the peoples of the Middle East somehow beyond the reach of liberty? Are millions of men and women and children condemned by history or culture to live in despotism? … Continue reading

Posted in blog, new media | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Democracy of the Internet


Written by Andrew Kneale, Cultural Relations Project Manager, British Council USA Photo by Svadilfari Today, Egyptians will take to the streets in their fourth day of protests against the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak.  Yesterday, thousands of Yemenis rose … Continue reading

Posted in blog, news, Regional Studies | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment