democratization

Politics

Bhutan's first democratic election

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with author Brook Larmer about the upcoming democratic election in Bhutan - the country's first-ever; Larmer's article, "Bhutan's Enlightened Experiment," appears in this month's National Geographic.

Politics

China urbanization series: Wangwan

China's rapid urbanization is drawing hundreds of millions of people to its cities. And that's having a profound impact on those in the villages left behind. The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the third in our series on China's urbanization.

Politics

New era for tiny British isle

Feudalism has finally come to an end on the tiny British island of Sark in the English Channel. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with a newly-elected council member to find out why it took so long.

Conflict & Justice

Egypt's military rule

Egypt's vice president Omar Suleiman said today the country's Armed Forces Council will now Egypt's affairs. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Robert Springborg, a professor at the Naval Post-Graduate School in Monterey, California, about Egypt's mi