Topic: democracy

Michael Mergen
Photo Essay

The Halls of Democracy: Places of Civic Responsibility

Michael Mergen’s photographs examine American government, highlighting the spaces where the ideals of our political system meet the mundane realities of participatory democracy

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Sarah Elliott
In Progress

After the Spring: Women of the Arab Revolution

As Libya and Egypt hold nationwide elections, LightBox presents the work of Sarah Elliott, whose photographs show those who had the most at stake after the revolutions: women.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Path to Victory by James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey followed Aung San Suu Kyi on her road to an election victory in Burma.

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