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What is the state of democracy worldwide? Countries around the world are striving to establish working democracies / Anwar Ibrahim
Countries around the world are failing to establish working democracies / The Economist
Free markets foster democracies / Michael Mandelbaum
Free markets threaten democracy / Robert B. Reich
The Internet has advanced democratic causes / Clay Shirky
The Internet has not advanced democratic causes / Hiawatha Bray
Can there be democracy in the Middle East? Western democracy will never take hold in the Middle East / Michael Scheuer
Islam remains a barrier to democracy in the Middle East / Whitson G. Waldo III
The Muslim Brotherhood is a threat to democratic change in Egypt / James Phillips
The Muslim Brotherhood is not a threat to democratic change in Egypt / David M. Faris and Stacey Philbrick Yadav
The Muslim Brotherhood's role in democratic change in Egypt remains unclear / Maajid Nawaz
Israel is the only true democracy in the Middle East / Jacob Dayan
Israel is not an example of democracy in the Middle East / Josh Ruebner
What should be done to improve US democracy? American democracy is broken / Eric Alterman
American democracy is not broken / T.A. Barnhart
To improve US democracy, low-income workers should share the income tax burden / Mary Kate Cary
To improve US democracy, end tax cuts for the richest Americans / Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson
To improve US democracy, make the tax code more transparent / Charles Murray
Corporate funding of political ads will hinder the democratic election process / Ronald Dworkin
Corporate funding of political ads will not hinder the democratic election process / Hans A. von Spakovsky
Should the United States foster democracy worldwide? Promoting democracy worldwide increases US national security / Shadi Hamid and Steven Brooke
Promoting democracy worldwide does not increase US national security / Michael S. Rozeff
The United States should promote true democracy in the Middle East / Eric Margolis
Promoting democracy in the Middle East should benefit US interests / Mortimer B. Zuckerman
A league of democracies would benefit the world and advance democracy / James M. Lindsay
A league of democracies would not benefit the world nor spread democracy / Charles A. Kupchan.
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