Democracy Scores for Most Countries Weaken for 12th Consecutive Year

Two thousand-seventeen was the 12th consecutive year of decline in global freedom, according to Freedom House’s annual Freedom in the World Report. While experts say China, Russia, and North Korea, among other countries, put global stability at increased risk, there are signs of progress and global development across other regions, …

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Ex-Obama staffer uses 1st-ever tweet to take on Trump’s ‘upsetting’ remarks – National

A former Obama-era staffer’s first ever tweet about respect in the White House in response to U.S. President Donald Trump‘s reportedly racially charged comments caused a major stir on Twitter. Gary Lee, a former assistant staff-secretary in Obama’s White House, said he was inspired to respond after reports that Trump appeared …

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