Democracy

Military helicopters fly above Tahrir Square while protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans against him and Brotherhood members during a protest in Cairo

Ultimatum

by: The WILD


Mohamed Abd El Ghany Military helicopters swoop over Tahrir Square to declare their support for protesters opposed to the democratically-elected, but increasingly unpopular President Mohamed Morsi. In what could also be considered a military coup, […]

Tags: Amy Davidson, Arab Awakening, Arab Spring, Arab Uprising, Cairo, Democracy, Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, photography, Picture of the day, Protests, SCAF, Tahrir Square, uprising
Growing Pains, Egypt, The WILD Mag

Growing Pains, Egypt

by: Blaine Skrainka


As the regime of Hosni Mubarak fell, the world witnessed the birth of a democracy. Today, the compelling images streaming in from Tahrir Square have mostly come to an end, but the struggles continue. Early […]

Tags: Arab Spring, Arab Uprising, Blaine Skrainka, Democracy, Egypt, Growing Pains, Hosni Mubarak, Muslim Brotherhood, photography, Picture of the day, Tahrir Square, The Wild Magazine, world
Aung San Suu Kyi supporters

Standing Up, Burma

by: Blaine Skrainka


Supporters gather to hear Aung San Suu Kyi at the opening of an office for the National League for Democracy. Last week, at long last, the opposition leader was sworn into office after nearly 25 […]

Tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, Blaine Skrainka, Burma, Democracy, Myanmar, Photo of the Day, Standing Up Burma, world
Aung San Suu Kyi wins seat in parliament

Democracy Now, Burma

by: Blaine Skrainka


Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images After two decades of democratic struggle, many of which under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi has been elected by the people of Myanmar (Burma) to hold a seat in parliament. […]

Tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, Blaine Skrainka, Burma, Democracy, Democracy Now, Hillary Clinton, Human Rights, Myanmar, National League for Democracy, Picture of the day, The Wild Magazine, world
ALEC

DEMOCRACY?

by: Blaine Skrainka


Last week, Bloomberg News exposed one of the worst aspects of our supposed democracy. The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, is a Washington-based policy organization that goes beyond lobbying. Rather, representatives from corporations including […]

Tags: ALEC, Blaine Skrainka, Bloomberg News, BP, Climate Change, Corporate Lobbying, Democracy, Energy Policy, Environment, Exxon, Global Warming, Koch, Politics, Republicans, The Wild Magazine, world
Swami Ramdev protest forcibly ended by police

Tear Gas and Prayer Beads

by: Nicole Casanova


On Monday, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a statement saying that he had no alternative but to send police to forcibly end a peaceful anti-graft protest by Swami Ramdev and almost 50,000 followers. The […]

Tags: Asia, Bharatiya Janata Party, Delhi, Democracy, Government, Guru, Hindu Nationalist Party, India, Manmohan Singh, Nicole Casanova, Protests, Swami Ramdev, Tear Gas and Prayer Beads, The Wild Magazine, world, Yoga

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