political pluralism

Tyranny On The Rise: The Steady Growth of Authoritarianism Worldwide

Tyranny On The Rise: The Steady Growth of Authoritarianism Worldwide
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The ideological clash between democracy and authoritarianism has been at the forefront of the development of the modern world. Best illustrated during the Cold War, the discord between these two antagonistic schools of political thought was framed as a power struggle between the two great superpowers during that time: the

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Politics
The Yin And Yang Of Vietnamese Nationalism: Phan Chau Trinh And Phan Boi Chau’s Thoughts On Vietnam’s Independence

The Yin And Yang Of Vietnamese Nationalism: Phan Chau Trinh And Phan Boi Chau’s Thoughts On Vietnam’s Independence
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Why Should We Care About Non-Communist Discourse of Vietnamese Nationhood? While issues on Vietnamese nationalism have been widely discussed in academia, the English scholarship on Vietnam’s politics and political history since the 1950s has remained ambivalent toward what constitutes the authenticity of modern Vietnamese nationalism. The old historiography of

Cuong Nguyen
Politics
Not Just Football, Some Vietnamese Do Care About Human Rights, Political Pluralism, and Democracy

Not Just Football, Some Vietnamese Do Care About Human Rights, Political Pluralism, and Democracy
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Throughout 2018 and up until yesterday, January 24, 2019, the world continued to witness Vietnamese people’s love of football exploded, and the South Korean coach, Park Hang-seo, solidified his status as the country’s new, de-facto national hero. Images of people stormed the streets or “đi bão” – literally means

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Opinion-Section