Local news is as important to communities as clean air, but the failing business model of traditional journalism has left the local news industry in rapid decline.
Vladimir Putin position in the Kremlin looks more secure than ever, and he has shut down almost all the avenues for a genuine challenge.
It's important to understand the nature and extent of children's exposure to violence during general elections so they can be protected.
Kenya's recently concluded general election has been described as a mixed bag of highs and the lows being the deadly clashes.
Two-and-a-half decades on from the end of military rule, Bangladesh faces many of the same critical problems it always has.
Artificial intelligence now plays as big a role in election campaigns as traditional campaign tactics.
The Singaporean model of 'democracy' is very much in vogue among sub-Saharan countries.
While democracy is struggling globally and especially in Asia, Mongolians continue to vote and engage.
Research shows how politics can easily halt reforms that require time to take effect.
Research shows that married women tend not to relate as much to other women. This makes a big difference when a woman is on the ballot.
Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.
Before the 2017 election, young voters were dismissed as lazy; now they've started voting in numbers, they're being stereotyped as naive.
But there's little evidence the high spending changed any minds, says a political scientist who lives in the district.
France's new En Marche! party is on track to win 400 legislative seats, another victory for the country's young president.
From outcast campaigner through looming electoral disaster to near-triumph, Corbyn's remarkable political journey is far from over.
Hitting a moving target is hard, and young people don't always do what's expected.
Younger voters have been patronised and overlooked for too long – and when politics is meaningful for them, they take part with gusto.
A new generation of workers has underpinned a successful election for Jeremy Corbyn. But can they be harnessed to recreate the power of the poll tax protests?
I didn’t hear the news today. Oh boy.
Democracy is in a parlous state in many countries in southern Africa. Autocrats hold onto power, while electorates have little to choose from at the polls.