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Hong Kong Anti-graft officials raid pro-democracy media chief's home

Aug 28, 2014

Hong Kong Anti-graft officials raid pro-democracy media chief's home

On Sunday, China's legislature is expected to unveil a proposal to allow Hong Kong voters, rather than a committee of pro-Beijing elites, to vote for their leader. #World #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Referendum #Pro-democracy movement #civil liberities #House News
Philippines Muslim rebels condemn Islamic State, vows to stop 'virus'

Aug 28, 2014

Philippines Muslim rebels condemn Islamic State, vows to stop 'virus'

The Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group has condemned Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, and vowed to stop the spread of their "virus" into the Southeast Asian nation. #World #TheySaidIt #Philippines #Moro Islamic Liberation Front #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS #MILF
China punishes 15 officials for openly practising faith

Aug 19, 2014

China punishes 15 officials for openly practising faith

Tensions are running high in Xinjiang, after officials told Muslims to eschew religious customs during the fasting month of Ramadan, which rights groups saw as an bid to repress Uighurs. #World #China #NewsTracker #Uighur #Uighur muslims #civil liberities #East Turkemnistan
Pro-govt Hong Kong law society prez resigns amid democracy debate

Aug 19, 2014

Pro-govt Hong Kong law society prez resigns amid democracy debate

Lam came under fire for repeatedly defending a policy document published by China's State Council that said "loving the country" was a basic requirement for city administrators, including judges. #World #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Referendum #Pro-democracy movement #civil liberities #House News
Tens of thousands march against democracy in Hong Kong

Aug 17, 2014

Tens of thousands march against democracy in Hong Kong

Occupy Central's organizers have sparked turmoil in Hong Kong and unease in Beijing with their plan to rally at least 10,000 people to freeze the central business district. #World #China #NewsTracker #Democracy #Hong Kong #Referendum #Pro-democracy movement #civil liberities #House News

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The North- East is in danger of becoming the next Maoist hub

Oct 07, 2011

The North- East is in danger of becoming the next Maoist hub

The signals coming from Arunachal Pradesh and Assam should leave the policy-makers in Delhi worried. The Red rebels are trying to cash in on local grievances to build base. #Arunachal Pradesh #Communist Party of India #ConnectTheDots #Assam #Tarun Kumar Gogoi #North East India #United Liberation Front of Asom
Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Jun 27, 2011

Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Neither India nor China can take their growth and political transformations for granted. China may fail to build good institutions, and India may yet fall victim to the lure of mindless populism. #GDP #To The Contrary #Liberal democracy #NotJobsButPassion

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Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Sep 01, 2014

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths...
Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Aug 29, 2014

Oklahoma transgender candidate misses making history by 22 votes

Oklahoma’s 88th legislative district is a bright blue dot in a deep red state, a district that has sent liberal and openly gay lawmakers to the state Capitol. And last week, it came within 22 votes of electing the state’s first openly transgender law...
Will India go the Argentina way toward populist decline?

Sep 01, 2014

Former Gov. Paterson slams lieutenant governor candidate

ALBANY — Former Gov. David Paterson slammed a surging lieutenant governor candidate, saying the insurgent liberal Democrat is treating the position “like it’s a joke instead of a real job.” Columbia Law School professor Tim Wu is challenging Cuomo’s ... #New York Times Company #David A Paterson #U.S. Democratic Party #Buffalo, NY #Kathy Hochul