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The Iranian Presidential Election Is Relevant More Now Than Ever

Sepideh Saeedi | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Sepideh Saeedi

A reformist government is Iran's best bet for an exodus from the current economic hardship, for changing Iranians' political status from duty-bound minors to full citizens, and to establish a democratic regime worthy of such citizens.

How to Fix Italy After the Divisive Vote

Anne Koch | Posted 05.06.2013 | World
Anne Koch

Italians face the spectacle of continued political gridlock with the old elites, many tainted by corruption scandals, still holding the balance of power. What this shows more than anything else is a profound crisis in the relationship between the governed and their rulers.