Elections

8.2.19

This Tool Lets You See Facebook’s Targeted Political Ads All Over the World

Facebook has failed to be fully transparent with data concerning political advertising, so two researchers collected the data themselves.

5.20.19

What Is Milkshaking?: Far-Righters Are Getting the Cold Shoulder in Britain

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was the latest target.

5.20.19

Inside the Lives of Workers Who Thrive on India’s Election Economy

From the taxi drivers and sound guys to the ones who print posters and compose political jingles, these unsung heroes are the most vital part of the world's biggest democratic exercise.

5.19.19

Five Things To Know About Australia’s Election Results

As the country attempts to get its head around what happened last night, we are offering up a few bite-sized takeaways to get you through a day of political small talk.

5.15.19

Political Rallies in the Indian Heartland Are Often Just a Family’s Day Out

We tag along with an 80-member family to know why a collective show of support for their politician of choice is important.

5.11.19

Cheat Sheet: All You Need to Know about the Philippine Midterm Elections

Duterte isn’t running, but this election is seen as a referendum on his presidency.

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5.10.19

This Political Party Is Offering Free Gold, Half-Price Alcohol and Goats on Eid If it Wins

“70 percent of people drink liquor only when they’re sad, and want to lift up their night after a hard day. Robbing these sad people is cruel.”

5.3.19

We Put Supporters and Critics of President Duterte in a Room Together

A group of young voters sits down to discuss the midterm elections and his policies – including marijuana legalisation, same-sex marriage, and the controversial War on Drugs.

4.24.19

Inside the Struggles of an African-Origin Community Living in India’s Forests to Keep Its Homes

“Maybe the worry is that one day, we’ll be as popular and powerful as Obama if we are given our rights to a piece of land.”

4.23.19

'Ban Alcohol or We Won't Vote': Rural Women in South India Warn Political Leaders

Reeling from the consequences of rampant alcoholism among men in rural areas, many women in the south Indian state of Karnataka are protesting using their vote.

4.22.19

Question of the Day: Which Political Party Is Most Likely to Legalise Weed in India?

“My friend recently showed me a pamphlet that BJP apparently released which said that Modi supports marijuana legalisation.”

4.12.19

We Answer the Most Googled Questions About the Indian Election

“Will Indian elections be hacked?”

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