Political essays

Election Realignment

An eligible citizen has the right to vote and choose into public office any candidate they find. An election is known as a formal decision-making process which is used to demonstrate democracy in any country. Elections serve to ensure that the will of the people is represented, and should be held in a free and […]

The Concept of Democracy: Supporting and Opposing Arguments

Schedler states, “The concept of democracy is characterized by a constitutional government, individual rights and liberties, the rule of law, checks and balances, the functional and territorial division of power, representative legislatures, popular elections, civil society, and independent media” (“Authoritarianism’s” 69). These elements of democracy have promoted its popularity in nations of different economic and […]

Campaign Finance Reform

Discussions on liberty and equality have been discussed numerous times in regards to campaign finance reforms. Confusion in this discussion is inevitable since most points between liberty and equality are often unclear. Another reason for the lack of clarity in the discussion is the issue of defining principles instead of finding the underlying basis for […]

The Role of President Kennedy and His Diplomatic Doctrine

Historians more closely study the Cuban missile crisis of 1962 than its predecessor Berlin Crisis of 1961. With all the attention that was given to Cuba, what happened in Berlin was even more decisive in the formation of the era between the end of the Second World War in 1945 and the unification of Germany […]

John Locke’s View on Liberty

The 1688 Glorious Revolution represented a victory for the Whig party. This was despite the fact that the uprising was not lawful with regard to the meaning of the word (Ashcraft 1987, p. 4 ). The Whigs thought they were obliged to defend their coup de etat to a country that had been fed on […]

The Political Culture of The United States

Definition of political culture contains many aspects. It is an establishment of mutual values, views, and customs relating to the ways that political and economic life should be carried out. Also, it explains the connection of citizens to the government, economy, as well as their relation to one another. Similarly, it is usually consensual because […]

Outcome of the New York City Mayoral Election 2013

The paper is aimed at discussing the relationship of the newly elected mayor with other city wide elected officials, the City Council, advocates, organizations, and New Yorkers. The special interest represents the political and administrative relationship of the mayor’s activity and the way administration is going to address and implement new policies. The serious attention […]

The Current Debates Surrounding the Impact of Neoliberalism Throughout the World

Since the emergence of a state, there has always been a struggle for control and nation-state authority that influences commercial relations and economic stability in the country. Advanced capitalist economy often contradicts free ideas about private sector and a necessity to provide more freedom to private business activities. The priority given to free enterprise, price […]

Ceremonial Speech on Barrack Obama

Ladies and gentlemen, at this public rally, I would like to talk and pay tribute to a truly great man – President Barrack Obama – who has made a positive impact on my life, as well on the lives of many others, either directly or indirectly. As the United States president, Barack Obama has made […]

What the President Should Have Done Differently to be More Successful in Governing

In order to be more successful in governing, the president should have strategized on various ways through which the differing views of democrats and republicans could be addressed to bring a common understanding. Currently, most of the challenges and critique that the presidency is facing are directed from the republicans’ side of support. These are […]

The Israel-Arab Conflict

There have been conflicts between Israel and the Arabs that have lasted for a very long period. In these view, we should look at the cause of the conflict and the way we should solve that conflict. The conflict between Israel and the Arabs is mainly military and causes political tensions. The root of this […]

Respond

I completely agree with the statement of the essence of any political systems due to the fact that any political elite by receiving the power of authority gets an ability and mechanism of deduction of this power. Thus, the elite became self-preserved, autonomous and separated from the main part of society. This can be seen […]

Realist Paradigm

Originally, realist was founded on the assumption that interest determined and shaped the relationship that U.S would build with other countries. Thus interests shaped its foreign policy with regard to selection of its allies. This interest would be specifically target foreign allies that can cooperate in issues such as economic and military coalitions. Interestingly, this […]

Lebanon Policy

The explicate criteria of choosing the relevant policies among alternatives policies will be based on what systems are in place as well as the applicability of these policy in the republic. The anti-counterfeiting crusades proposes that the measure ought to go an extra mile, with growing policy support, with the setting of a nationwide testing […]