referendum

The proposed measures would strip power from the governor, but the amendment descriptions don't mention that.
Irish women will no longer have to travel to the United Kingdom to end their pregnancies.
Just try to read these #HomeToVote tweets without crying.
Small, autonomous states are shaping their own futures without interference from capitals.
The tendency for referendums is likely a product of the times. Ironically, traditional institutions of government are increasingly
Even though the failure of President Juan Manuel Santos's FARC peace deal is a major setback for peace in Colombia, many Western commentators have painted an overly pessimistic picture of Colombia's political future.
The plan seemed both simple and perfect. Just like Greek premier Alexis Tsipras had done in July 2015, Orbán chose an unpopular
The Difference It’s only been a few months since the country voted, but from the survey it’s clear that there are more people
The display of anger followed a vast march in Caracas on Thursday that opposition leaders say has emboldened President Maduro’s foes after 17 years of socialist rule.
"Never waste a crisis" is one of our wisest aphorisms. Brexit's bloodless coup gives us a chance to avoid the worse one that
Brexit also presents a bigger climate change challenge for the rest of the EU. At 13% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions
Last week, the United Kingdom voted, via referendum, to leave the European Union, harming its economy and much of its political
The use of a referendum in such high-profile ways, however, also suggests that governments must continue to examine and re-examine what it means to engage the public effectively--before a matter reaches the ballot. Are governments enabling those affected by decisions to affect those decisions, without ballots?
In his recent book, Insurgent Democracy Michael Lansing explains, "Small-property holders anxious to use government to create
What will Northern Ireland do? Because if Scotland bolts, Ireland may actually unite once again as well. I have no idea what the chances of this actually happening really are, but the least you can say is that the chances would certainly be higher if Scotland does decide to go its own way.