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We continue our week-long series on the election process with a look at different kinds of electoral systems, and Global Notes listens to music from some of the world’s best horror films.
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Parliamentary government explained
We continue ourseries on the election process with a look at different kinds of electoralsystems.
Political scientistGeorgia Kernell walks us through presidential, parliamentary andsemi-presidential democracies and explains how these different kinds ofpolitical systems impact voter turnout, elections, presidential campaigns andthe ability of lawmakers to legislate across party lines.
Horror film soundtracks celebrated
On this week’s Global Notes, we take a listento music from some of the world’s best horror films.
WBEZ’s Alison Cuddyjoins us for a scary music bash that will take us from Bollywood to Sweden.