News tagged with political reforms

Voters' choices based on performance, not policy

Voters in U.S. presidential races make choices based on a candidate's performance rather than on his or her policy positions—even when those stances run counter to the voters' own, according to a new book by a University ...

dateOct 03, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Democracy v self interest?

When it comes to electoral reform, are political parties more concerned about proposing reforms to suit their own agenda, or do they have the greater good at heart?

dateMar 15, 2012 in Social Sciences
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China blocking Twitter, websites: RSF

China blocked access to Twitter, Flickr and other websites Tuesday, two days ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said, expressing "outrage" at the ...

dateJun 02, 2009 in Internet
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