How to control the global authoritarian pandemic

     

The US election is the most important since 1932, when Franklin Delano Roosevelt became president in the depths of the Depression. With much trial and error, FDR saved democracy, at… Read more »

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Turning the Tide: Resilience can revive transatlantic democracies

     

Is the United States about to give up its aspirations for global leadership and abandon any notion of moral purpose on the international stage? asks Eliot A. Cohen, Dean of… Read more »

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Is this democratic experiment ‘on life support’?

     

  Extreme intolerance has replaced the liberal notion of negotiated compromise that is the sine qua non of democracy, argues Andrew A. Michta, dean of the College of International and… Read more »

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Illiberalism of democracies’ ruling parties drives democratic erosion

     

Ruling parties within established democracies such as Hungary, India, Poland and Turkey are becoming markedly more illiberal, according to a new international study. The median governing party is becoming more… Read more »

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Belarus opposition ‘gaining momentum’: Taking ‘steps towards dual power’?

     

Factory workers, students and business owners in Belarus on Monday began a strike to demand that authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko resign after more than two months of continuing mass protests… Read more »

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