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Chuck Manatt, One of America's Great Democracy Activists, Both Here and Abroad

John Sullivan | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
John Sullivan

Charles T. (Chuck) Manatt passed away late last month at the age of 75. As Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 1981 to 1985, Chuck rebuilt that organization into a much more powerful force in the national political scene.

Elise Foley

Obama Proposes Cuts To Democracy-Promoting Programs Abroad, Despite GOP Rebukes Over Egypt | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Amid the tumultuous revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, Republicans have criticized President Barack Obama for failing to adequately suppo...

Haiti Elections -- Is This What Democracy Looks Like?

Jane Regan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jane Regan

2010-11-26-Screenshot20101126at6.19.18PM.pngGo ahead and vote on these photos... since you can't vote in the questionable elections funded by US tax dollars to be held in Haiti on Nov. 28.

China Roiled by Washington's October Surprise

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Robert Gates agreed to hold talks with China next year. Cybersecurity, oil politics, and China's expanding role in Latin America will all be on the agenda. And if Liu Xiaobo doesn't have his 'get out of jail' card by then, he might be too.

Losar: Celebrations Ceased in Defiance

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

While I was in Dharamsala last year, and with friends -- what I experienced was both a protest and a solidarity movement, it was Black Losar.

Obama Shares Bush's Goals in Foreign Policy

Hossein Derakhshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hossein Derakhshan

While Obama objects to military intervention, he is, like Bush, a big supporter of the kind of activity that NED is doing -- and interestingly enough, more avidly than Bush.

Bush Calls Mugabe "Undemocratic"

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

As a former advisor to Morgan Tsvangirai, I want to offer observations on the recent attempt by President Bush to appear less despotic than the reviled president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe.