Is democracy experiencing a setback worldwide? Asks Frances Rigby

Is democracy experiencing a setback worldwide? As stated in ‘Democracy and Dictatorship Revisited’, a regime is able to be classified as democratic, providing the chief executive is selected through either a popular election, or is chosen by an elected body, the legislative body too, must be elected, and lastly, the electoral system must be competitive, […]

Frances Rigby discusses social media and the polarisation of political views

Social Media and the Polarisation of Political Views   Over the last 20 years the world has seen a rapid development and rise in the use of social media platforms. At the start of 2020, approximately 3.8 billion people were using some type of social media and it is predicted that this will have increased […]