Political society

Georgia College Political Society sparks conversations as solution to political polarization – Grady Newsource

As a new administration enters political office in the United States, the division in American political ideology is still very apparent. Political polarization is something that has affected the United States across multiple jurisdictions. It has only grown over the past few decades, but one organization believes simple conversations might be able to close that […]

Political society

UP Political Society Intensifies Youth Empowerment Through Ped Xing XII

Dr. Jose Rizal’s line, “Ang kabataan ang pag-asa ng bayan” may have been immortalized in our books. Yet, as cliché as it may sound, it remains relevant more than ever. The Political Society of the University of the Philippines (UP POLSCi) presents one of the largest and most anticipated inter-high school political competitions in the […]

Political rights

A critical moment for women’s political rights in intra-Afghan negotiations and beyond – Afghanistan

by Madhav Joshi and Louise Olsson A year ago, on February 29, 2020, the Doha agreement was signed between the United States and the Taliban. This agreement describes a process of gradual withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan, the commitment of the Taliban to prevent the use of Afghan soil against the security of the […]

Political rights

Political rights and civil liberties in Bangladesh have declined over the past five years: Freedom House report

The state of political rights and civil liberties in Bangladesh has declined over the past five years and the country still falls into “partially free” status, according to a Freedom House report. With an overall score of 39 out of 100, the Freedom in the World-2021 report classified Bangladesh’s freedom status as “partially free”. For […]

Political rights

A critical moment for women’s political rights in intra-Afghan negotiations and beyond – PRIO Blogs

US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meets with the Afghan government delegation in Doha, Qatar, September 12, 2020, including far-right Habiba Sarabi. Photo: Department of State Photo by Ron Przysucha / Public Domain A year ago, on February 29, 2020, the Doha agreement was signed between the United States and the Taliban. This agreement […]