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Source(s):Economist. 5/11/2019, Vol. 431 Issue 9142, p46-47. 2p.
Abstract:The article explores the re-emergence of the left in British politics. Several new think-tanks have introduced new left-wing ideas about the country's politics and economy, including Common Wealth and Democracy Collaborative. The implications of the el...
Source(s):Economist. 1/26/2019, Vol. 430 Issue 9127, p75-76. 2p.
Abstract:The article examines the continuing significance of the ideas of German sociologist and political economist Max Weber about the challenges of democratic politics which were outlined in his 1919 lecture entitled "Politics as a Vocation." Topics covered ...
Source(s):Economist. 4/5/2003, Vol. 366 Issue 8318, special section p5-8. 4p. 3 Color Photographs, 1 Chart.
Abstract:A world away from the hillside palace Mahathir Mohamad has built himself in Putrajaya lives the man the ruling party of Malaysia fears most. Nik Aziz, the 71-year-old spiritual leader of the Parti Islam Semalaysia (PAS), the main Islamic opposition par...
Source(s):Economist. 1/24/1998, Vol. 346 Issue 8052, special section p3-5. 4p. 2 Black and White Photographs, 1 Chart, 1 Map.
Abstract:Discusses the socio-political landscape of the Balkan region as of January 1998. The violence and war that has plagued the area since 1991; History of the longstanding ethnic divisions of the area; The frustration of Western powers who are hoping that...
Source(s):Economist. 4/25/1998, Vol. 346 Issue 8065, Israel at 50. p8-14. 5p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Chart, 4 Maps.
Abstract:Discusses the chaos of Israel's politics as of April 1998. The electoral system being an illustration of disadvantages of proportional representation; The election of 1996 being the first under the reform system; The difficulty in governing Israel; Th...