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    US doesn’t even make top 20 on democracy index

    Andrea Germanos | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    A NEW index released in the past week offers a sobering look at how democracy is faring in the United States.According to the 2018 edition...

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    Bangladesh moves up 4 notches on EIU’s Democracy Index

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on January 10, 2019

    Bangladesh advanced four notches on the latest Democracy Index 2018 of the Economist Intelligence Unit, the research and analysis division of The Economist Group and...

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    Nat’l polls ‘a bright example’ in history of democracy: EC secy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:04am on January 01, 2019

    Election Commission secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Monday said that the 11th general election held under a political government would be a bright example in the...

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    It’s difficult to revive ‘dead democracy’, says Fakhrul

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 04:26pm on December 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir voiced strong doubts about credible polls on Sunday and said it was not easy to revive...

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    Uncritical media engagement

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    WHILE election itself is not democracy, it remains the indispensable first step towards democratisation of the body politic of any country. Bangladesh, which is constitutionally...

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    Of the people, by the people, for the people

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2018

    ‘I’ve come to take part in the free elections. They make us proud.’ In January 2017, these were the words of a voter in the...

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    Ganosamhati to achieve fear-free Bangladesh thru restoring democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on December 16, 2018

    Ganosamhati Andolan on Saturday released its election manifesto ahead of the 11th national elections rescheduled for December 30, with pledges to establish fear-free Bangladesh restoring...

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    Democracy, egalitarianism liberating principles

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    ON THIS day, December 16, forty-seven years ago in 1971, Bangladesh practically came into its independent existence, following nine months of a bloodied war of...

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    BNP calls on people to come out on Dec 30 to restore democracy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on December 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s senior leaders on Friday called upon people to utilise December 30, the polling day of the 11th parliament elections, for restoring democracy...

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    Can socialism save democracy?

    Theo Horesh | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    A CONSENSUS is emerging on the left that capitalism produces inequality, which leads to oligarchy, which undermines democracy, and paves the way to fascism; and...

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