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Various stuff from fb feed

Post by admin » Wed May 04, 2016 2:10 am

https://theconversation.com/political-o ... ecay-35474

Political order and decay
December 14, 2014 7.05pm AEDT


The big take-home message is that there is no inevitable correlation between effective governance and democracy. On the contrary, Fukuyama argues China’s contemporary political structures potentially mean that:

In the hands of good leaders, such a system can actually perform better than a democratic system that is subject to rule of law and formal democratic procedures like multiparty elections. It can make large, difficult decisions without being hampered by interest groups, lobbying, litigation, or the need to form cumbersome political coalitions or educate the public as to their own self-interest.

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Re: Various stuff from fb feed

Post by admin » Wed May 04, 2016 2:14 am

‘Where is the government of Nigeria?’
November 28, 2014 6.43pm AEDT


Boko Haram story in Nigeria

https://theconversation.com/where-is-th ... eria-34182

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Re: Various stuff from fb feed

Post by admin » Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:57 am

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/putin- ... countries/

Includes a good video of Putin talking about ISIS / US and related topics

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