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The German constitutional court’s courageous ruling was necessary
Chile: A paragon of democracy suffers a hiccup
For months now, Chilean protesters have been clamoring for political change. President Sebastian Pinera has tried to assuage tensions by investing in social programs, but the measures have proven insufficient in the eyes of the population, who continues to demand a new constitution. Meanwhile, the Chilean peso has become volatile ...
GIS Dossier: Leadership Challenges 2020 summary
Highlights of a series of reports published by Geopolitical Intelligence Services since the beginning of 2020. Leadership Challenges 2020 examines the link between the governing systems of 11 significant countries and their economic and social development prospects.
Mongolia’s constitutional amendments: An analysis
After several years of heated debate, Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga has finally ratified changes to the country’s constitution. The amendments will affect several areas of governance, giving more power to the prime minister. The parliament’s influence is to be curbed in some areas, namely the budget and the composition of ...
From decentralized democracy to centralized bureaucracy
Under the guise of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which was implemented in 2018, EU governments are collecting and sharing citizens’ financial data in ways that violate democratic privacy rules and go well beyond the legitimate needs of combatting tax evasion and money laundering or terrorism. This overreach is part ...