India’s democratic experiment: A sixth of humanity votes

India’s democratic experiment: A sixth of humanity votes

- By Rahul Ladhania “…the crisis is upon India…the great experiment of developing India within a democratic framework has failed…” Neville Maxwell, Times of London Mr. Maxwell, the former Times correspondent, was not exactly prescient...

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The Global Liberal Counter-Revolutions and What They Mean for Democracy

The Global Liberal Counter-Revolutions and What They Mean for Democracy

- By Taylor Horn The field of political theory (my previous major) spends a great deal of time discussing the distinction between democracy and liberalism. When I was first introduced to this divide, it seemed a distinction without a difference;...

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Difficulties in Estimating Marijuana Tax Revenues

Difficulties in Estimating Marijuana Tax Revenues

- By Steven Davenport. Now that cannabis has been legalized in Washington and Colorado, residents are not just happy with getting a legal high: they also want it to bring in tax revenues. Just how much money cannabis can bring into state coffers...

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Publicly Provided Child Care in New York City

Publicly Provided Child Care in New York City

- By Meagan McElroy Although the municipal government of New York City administers the “largest publicly-funded child care system in the country,” this system, perhaps necessarily considering the city’s seemingly never-ending budget crises,...

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