Democracy - A short introduction
6 years ago

Learn more about the origins of Democracy at the Great Courses Plus: This is a 3 minute video to introduce the most basic ...

Why Socrates Hated Democracy
3 years ago

We're used to thinking hugely well of democracy. But interestingly, one of the wisest people who ever lived, Socrates, had deep suspicions of it. For gifts and ...

How bad is the crisis in democracy? | The Economist
4 weeks ago

Around the world, democracies are getting weaker and most elected politicians are becoming more unpopular. Are they still serving the people or themselves?

The roots of America's democracy problem
11 months ago

Minority rule is a majority problem. Subscribe to our channel! Political systems depend on legitimacy. In America, that legitimacy is failing.

Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230
5 years ago

In which John Green teaches you about the end of World History, and the end of the world as we know it, kind of. For the last hundred years or so, it seemed that ...

So, What is Democracy Anyway? | Peter Emerson | TEDxVienna
2 years ago

In many instances, a majority vote identifies not the will of the people, not even the will of the majority of them, but the will of those who wrote the question.

Our democracy no longer represents the people. Here's how we fix it | Larry Lessig | TEDxMidAtlantic
4 years ago

Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig makes the case that our democracy has become corrupt with money, leading to inequality that means only 0.02% of the ...

Why democracy is still the best form of government | Alex Tan | TEDxChristchurch
12 months ago

With scandal, corruption and nationalism on the rise, it's easy to feel a sense of despair about the state of democracy. But is the alternative any better? In this ...

What Does Democracy Mean To The Chinese? [Street Interview] | ASIAN BOSS
9 months ago

Despite a recent report that China is poised to overtake the U.S. economy by 2020, China still remains very much a mystery in the eyes of the Western world and ...

Mankind The Story of All of Us: Birth of Democracy | History
7 years ago

The ancient Greeks held one of the earliest public votes in history when their democratic system was threatened by the Persians. #MankindTheStoryofAllofUs ...

Fascism vs Democracy - What's The Difference? - Political Comparison
3 years ago

What's the difference between fascism and democracy? Is The United States at risk of becoming a fascist country, or are people just exaggerating? Is there any ...

The decline of American democracy won't be televised
2 years ago

We imagine democratic failure will start with a spectacular event: a military coup or the declaration of martial law. But in a country like the U.S., democratic ...

Once upon a time, local democracy
8 years ago

This video was produced by the Council of Europe's Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform as part of its programme to strengthen local and regional ...

Is There Something Wrong With Democracy? | NYT The Interpreter
2 years ago

For years, the number of democracies in the world had been on the rise, but recently the trend has stalled. Max Fisher and Amanda Taub, journalists for the New ...

Is America Really A Democracy?
7 years ago

Many people think America is governed by a democracy, but is it really? We talked with Ben Swann and he points out that America's government is actually a ...

The Edge of Democracy | Official Trailer | Netflix
5 months ago

The Edge of Democracy releases globally on Netflix on June 19, 2019. A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis - the personal and political fuse to ...

Democracy Is Dead. What Now? | Russell Brand & Prof. David Runciman
6 months ago

Under The Skin with Prof. David Runciman author of "How Democracy Ends" and host of the "Talking Politics" podcast. Subscribe to my channel here: ...

Switzerland's direct democracy
8 years ago

Together with neutrality and federalism, direct democracy is a part of the Swiss national identity and helps unite the various languages, religions and cultures in ...

What is Democracy?
1 year ago

This animated video provides a fun introduction to some of the key features of Australian democracy. This video was developed to complement 'The Story of Our ...

Fareed: Democracy is decaying worldwide
2 years ago

Citing a new report that claims democracies across the world are in decline, CNN's Fareed Zakaria warns that America is not immune.

Western liberal democracy would be wrong for China
7 years ago

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