By Joshua Browder
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“Freedom in the World is the Michelin Guide to democracy’s development’” – Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal.
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization that supports democratic change, monitors the status of freedom around the world, and advocates for democracy and human rights.
With the official Freedom House iPhone app, you can access ratings by country on the issues of political rights, civil liberties, press and internet freedom, as well as detailed country reports and other Freedom House publications. Additionally you will find the latest news, blogs and multimedia content. With constantly updating data, this app ensures that you will have consistently accurate information about nearly 200 countries and territories around the world.
-Detailed country reports that include three freedom ratings, Gross National Income (GNI), population and a country summary.
-An automatically updating video feed that allows you to stream Freedom House’s past events, videos and photos directly within the app.
-Offline access to Freedom House’s signature reports (Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Nations in Transit and Worst of the Worst). They are stored within the app, so can be viewed at any time (even on the subway).
-A live feed of Freedom House’s breaking news with sharing options to Facebook and Twitter.
-An intuitive sorting mechanism that allows you to scroll through countries, based on ranking or based on name.
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Additional reviews of ‘Freedom in the World’:
“This well-organized, easy-to-use work will benefit readers at all levels of interest and expertise. Highly recommended.” – Choice
“This overview will be indispensable to anyone interested in political and civil liberties.” – Publishers Weekly.
“An essential source, ‘Freedom in the World’ works from the assumption that freedom is a universal value, not reserved for the rich.” – Francis Fukuyama, Stanford University.
“While there are many sources of economic data, good political data is hard to find. Freedom House’s survey is an exception. For anyone concerned with the state of freedom, or simply with the state of the world, ‘Freedom in the World’ is an indispensable guide.” – Fareed Zakaria, Newsweek.
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