If the public have little or no understanding of the decisions and institutions that govern our lives and we continue to ignore the warning signs, how long before we can no longer say with honesty that we live in a democracy?
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Since his inaugural address as President of China, analysts and interested parties have been decoding the message that Xi Jinping brings and what change, if any, can be expected in China.
There appears to be a split in the cabinet over Britain’s diplomatic approach to China, with deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and foreign secretary William Hague wanting a tougher approach.
After the historic low turnout of the PCC elections, Richard Bassford looks at what was to blame and what must be done.
69 members of Turkish trade union KESK will face charges of terrorism next week – chargers which appear to be an attempt to bring the trade union to its knees.
He refuses to cut ties with Syrian tyrant Bashar al-Assad, and now Russian president Vladimir Putin is expected to pass a bill to quash protests in his own country.
As campaigning gets under way in the race to be Bristol’s first directly elected mayor, Left Foot Forward previews Labour’s prospective candidates.
Corruption continues to stalk India, as the republic celebrates 60 years of Parliamentary democracy, writes Kailash Chand OBE.
The fast-approaching referendums on directly elected mayors in 10 major UK cities present an opportunity to invigorate local democracy and economic development.