540 million voters participated in the spring Lok Sabha elections, representing 66% of eligible voters, a record high suggesting that Indian voters were ready for change. The state election in Haryana also made history with 73% voter turnout. Remarkably, the BJP’s harnessed the vote of the 120 million new voters who voted this year.
What do Newt Gingrich and the American Civil Liberties Union of California have in common?
Turkey is integral to regional dynamics due to its powerful military force and ability to strongly emerge against ISIS in Kobani and to assist the US and other NATO forces through the use of air force bases. However, Turkey is embroiled in its internal feud with its Kurdish minority and the PKK.
“The ACLU and the [Los Angeles Police] Protective League have never agreed on anything, ever,” Soboroff said. “But they both agreed that with certain conditions on-body cameras will protect the people they want to protect: the public and the officers. When they both said yes, I knew I was on to something. Now, every major city in America is following us, watching our test with on-body technology.”
October 15, 2014 by Jeremy Loudenback Over the course of the past few decades, the country has been in the midst of a significant demographic shift, becoming more racially and ethnically diverse than ever before. Unfortunately, the people who govern … Continue reading
The winners of Best & Worst in Governance for September 2014 are: Best in Governance- Civic participation efforts in Hong Kong and Scotland Worst in Governance - Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
An interview with Abhi Nemani, and his new role in engaging Los Angeles residents.
Steve Soboroff has made his mark on Los Angeles.
Despite the “more is better” approach we’ve been taking, it makes much more sense for the design and implementation of public policy to be guided more directly by the goal of improving the happiness and life satisfaction of people and communities, rather than on increasing economic growth.
Hong Kong’s youth have made it clear that they desire a government that listens to the will of the people. Protests and civil disobedience in Hong Kong 25 years after Tiananmen Square.← Older posts