One of the agreements reached in negotiating the terms of a Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government in Britain as a result of the May election was to hold a referendum next year on a new electoral system.Read More
About the Author
Donn M. Kurtz II received his Ph. D. from Tulane University and taught political science at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from 1969 until his retirement in 2007. He lives near Grand Coteau, Louisiana.
For the second time in less than five years a unique Louisiana asset – our large fleet of private boaters and professional fishing craft and their crews – is being held in check because government officials contend that what they want to do is too dangerous or that they are not adequately trained.Read More
If David Cameron, leader of England’s Conservative party, is able to form a government, he would become the twenty-sixth British Prime Minister educated at Oxford. Early last year Barak Obama became the eighth Harvard alumnus to serve as President. He succeeded another Harvard graduate George W. Bush.Read More
Recent events in Kyrgyzstan highlight two perennial political questions. How does a country rid itself of an unwanted, incompetent, or abusive leader? What is to be done with that individual once removed from power?Read More