Democracy

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"I think the American people are deluded." So says Tufts University political scientist Michael J. Glennon, whose new book, National Security and Double Government (Oxford University Press), describes a powerful bureaucratic network that's really pulling the strings on key aspects of U.S. foreign policy. The 'double government' explains why the...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Police raid an Occupy Central protest site. (Photo: ansel.ma/flickr/cc)
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong slammed the government for a "lack of...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters outside police headquarter in central Hong Kong on Wednesday as they railed against video footage of a prominent pro-democracy activist who was beaten on Tuesday.  Local reports indicate the people were able effectively "lockdown" the building. (Photo: via Twitter / @HongKongHermit)
After an hour-long stand-off in front of police headquarters in Hong Kong,...