Zaman Keinath-Esmail (reluctantly) makes the case for Joe Biden for president.
Sharon Chu explains how cancelling elections in response to the pandemic poses a threat to democracy.
“Postponing elections might just seem like a one-off, genuinely benevolent action, but it could set a terrible precedent and lead to democratic backsliding, especially in places where democracy is already under threat. We must not let this slide.”
Mass protests erupted in the former-Soviet republic following the announcement that President Alexander Lukashenko won Sunday’s presidential election with 80.2% of the vote whilst his rival, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, received only 9.9%. Turnout is said to have reached 84.05%, a fall from 87.22% in the 2015 election. It is important to note that these are all Read More…