Kamala Harris will become the first woman and first person of color to serve as Vice President.
“For Sudan to become a democratic country where the rights of all citizens are enshrined, the constitution should be based on the principle of ‘separation of religion and state,’ in the absence of which the right to self-determination must be respected,” the document states.
Hong Kong’s voters have delivered an unprecedented landslide for pro-democracy candidates in local elections, in a powerful show of solidarity with the city’s protest movement and rebuke to the government over its handling of the crisis.
The ruling was the first time that a federal court had blocked a congressional map because of a partisan gerrymander, and it instantly endangered Republican seats in the coming elections.
Founded by Mr. Soros more than 30 years ago, Open Society promotes democracy and human rights in more than 120 countries.
More than half in each of the nations polled consider representative democracy a very or somewhat good way to govern their country.
The Supreme Court declared Monday that it will consider whether gerrymandered election maps favoring one political party over another violate the Constitution, a potentially fundamental change in the way American elections are conducted.
Jane Sanders, whose partner Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the most popular politician in the country, announced the opening of the Sanders Institute a nonprofit, progressive educational organization.
On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed with a lower court that North Carolina legislators had improperly taken race into account when they redrew the lines of two congressional districts
The European Union has launched a legal action against Hungary in a deliberate swipe at a country that stands accused by many in Brussels of backsliding on its commitments to democracy.