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Diamond consolidating the third wave democracies v 1

While these countries have succeeded in bringing down authoritarian regimes and replacing them with freely elected governments, few of them can as yet be considered stable democracies.

Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies provides an in-depth analysis of the challenges that they face.

Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill TORONTO, Ontario - The surprise resignation of long-serving Progressive Conservative MPP Elizabeth Witmer has shaken up the balance of power at Queens Park where Premier Dalton Mc Guinty governs with a Liberal Party minority.

Just minutes after the Dutch-born MPP announced her departure from the provinces parliament, the Mc Guinty cabinet issued a notice that Witmer had been nominated as Chair of Ontarios Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).

All these factors contribute to a success story which has its roots far back in history. Invited by his friend Gerard de Lugt, who had settled in Hamilton, Ontario, Asma went on his first North American tour in December 1959. He was impressed with the numerous organs he had discovered in North America, where he continued his breathtaking pace by giving several concerts a week, sometimes on nearly a daily schedule.