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Cindy Jung

Cindy Jung is a staff writer for the HIR. She contributes to the magazine as well as the blog.

37(4) Fall 2016, Global Notebook, Human Rights, Perspectives, Politics, Western Europe

Criminalization of the Burkini

The coerced removal of the burkini by the French police symbolizes perhaps one of the most misguided attempts to “combat Islamic radicalism.” What stands...
(Americans hardly view presidential candidates  whom they do not think are religious favorably- except for Trump. Photo by Michael Vadon. CC BY-SA 2.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.)
37(4) Summer 2016, Blog, Global Notebook, North America, Politics

Trump and Christian Morals

Faith has figured consistently in US presidential elections, although separation of church and state continues to set the perimeters of the political and religious...
Tens of thousands of people marched in the Polish capital Warsaw, protesting against the Law and Justice Party. (By Sankoff64 (own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0  (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons
Africa, Americas, Asia, Economics, Europe, Middle East, Politics, Reviews

Evaluating democracy’s global standing: The prospect of a freer world

“Democracy in Decline” is a compilation of scholarly essays assessing world affairs and empirical records that arguably represent the deterioration of democracy, largely in...