Volume 1, Issue 3
Three Paradoxes of Democracy
While democracy is the most admired form of government, maintaining it requires contending with its contradictions.
Third World Communism in Crisis
Technology and Freedom
A review of Power, Press, and the Technology of Freedom: The Coming Age of ISDN, by Leonard R. Sussman.
Reports on elections in Algeria, Bulgaria, Burma/Myanmar, Colombia, Czechoslovakia, Dominica, Dominican Republic, the German Democratic Republic, Hungary, Peru, Romania, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe.
Documents on Democracy
Excerpts from: the statement of Chai Lin, a leader of the Beijing University Independent Student Union; Cameroon Bar Association president Bernard A. Muna’s speech on behalf of detained political activists; the final document of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe’s session.
News and Notes
Conference on Electoral Systems Convenes in Caracas; Books: Preserving and Promoting Democracy.