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Mayoral election shakes South Korea’s Seoul

By Zavi Engles On October 27th, voters of Seoul, South Korea made history by voting in an independent, left-leaning civic rights activist as mayor. Won-soon Park is also perhaps the first politician to be elected based on what has been … Continue reading

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Stabilizing the Bear: Can Putin do it again?

In Russia, stability is often valued high above comparatively trivial things, such as democracy or freedom. This perhaps explains why around half of Russians consider the despot Josef Stalin a positive influence on Russian history. He may have been a … Continue reading

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Molina’s Past and Guatemala’s Future

By Zavi Engles As Guatemalan elections continue, some citizens and critics have noted a surprising turn of events, as the current leading candidate is a controversial ex-military man who has been accused of human rights abuses during the long-running Guatemalan … Continue reading

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