Covid pandemic a ‘stress test’ of democratic resilience to backsliding

     

Democracy is suffering in several European nations, including Hungary and Poland, according to a European Commission audit on the rule of law published Wednesday. The new report, the product of months… Read more »

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China Deep Dive: Western democracies ‘blind’ to Beijing’s global ambition

     

Western policy-makers’ belief in democratic inevitability “blinded observers to the Chinese Communist Party’s overriding objective of retaining and growing its power,” according to a new analysis. “The mass internment of… Read more »

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How to cultivate democratic resilience in face of authoritarianism

     

How can the West combat disinformation without curbing its own free speech? This was one of the questions raised in this week’s CEPA forum on Resilience in the Face of Authoritarianism…. Read more »

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China’s new authoritarian ideology: Panopticon is already here?

     

Technological leadership from democracies has “never been more imperative…if we want to make sure that Western values are baked into the technologies of the future,” @USCTO tells @andersen https://t.co/tMALrRwGo3 —… Read more »

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From democratic regression to ‘third reverse wave’

     

The global democratic recession that began as a slow and quite uneven ebbing of progress fifteen years ago has now morphed into a substantial, comprehensive regression of freedom and democracy… Read more »

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