Prestigious Princeton political society votes to revoke Ted Cruz Award of Excellence

This is the first time that the American Whig-Cliosophic Society can revoke an honor Student members of the prestigious Princeton University political society voted to revoke an honor bestowed on Senator Ted Cruz. The American Whig-Cliosophic Society voted 37 to 32 in favor of the motion to revoke the James Madison Republican Politician’s Award for Distinguished Public Service on March …

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 gap. According to Facing history, …

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 country: the 12th Camp Ped …

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 all the latest news, follow …

Unbalanced leaders, mental health and political rights

What happened in the United States in recent days, when thousands of staunch supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol complex housing the United States Congress, is a shocking reminder of what insane and unhinged leaders can do. At a time when political discourse – whatever its quality – has become too accessible to ordinary citizens, where the physical …

Carmen Alanís on electoral integrity and political rights

AAs the United States prepares for one of the most contentious national elections in its history, Judge María del Carmen Alanís Figueroa of Mexico watches with interest. In his country, all election-related proceedings were brought before the Federal Electoral Court. Designed during the reforms of the late 1980s and early 1990s, the tribunal hears only election-related complaints and is the …