November 12, 2016
While President elect Donald Trump was giving his victory speech, my attention fell a few inches to his right onto the small, lily-white...
blog
February 25, 2016
Last week’s presidential elections in Uganda had a foregone conclusion: “Museveni again…” as one local television station summed it up,...
blog
November 8, 2015
More than 6 months ago, I had flirted here with the idea that come 2019, when India goes to vote in the world’s largest exercise of its...
videos
November 7, 2015
On November 8, Burma will vote in the first competitive election in a generation. Yet these polls have been widely described as flawed ,...
Opinion
October 30, 2015
Nearly two months after his surprising victory in the first round of Guatemala’s presidential elections, Jimmy Morales, a comedian-turned-...
Opinion
December 4, 2014
Bahrain, an absolute monarchy and a US-designated major no-NATO ally (MMNA), is nonetheless considered by the US government to be a...
Reportage
July 23, 2014
The last elections in Guinea-Bissau were charged with great expectations both nationally and internationally. After being postponed several...
blog
May 5, 2015
Genitals are political. In the UK our genitals are policed, and in our current electoral moment, astoundingly falsified information is...
Opinion
February 13, 2015
When the going gets tough, they say, the tough get going. And gone is the tough Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata...