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Strategic patience: Why China’s advance in Latin America matters

     

  When Joe Biden left the White House in early 2017, democracy faced challenges in Latin America, especially in the countries that embraced 21st century socialism (Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, and… Read more »

‘Democracy dividend’ fund could facilitate breakthrough transitions

     

Should the U.S. re-commit to revitalizing current instruments for democracy assistance rather than allocating resources to a proposed Summit for Democracy? On its face, the agenda of the proposed summit… Read more »

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 »

Values matter: Cooperation, solidarity vital to post-pandemic democracy

     

Solidarity is the only solution for handling a global crisis like the Covid pandemic, an international forum heard this week. Talk about “saving” democracy is not helpful because democracy changes… Read more »

Democratic innovation key to strategy for shaping post-COVID world

     

While a recent global initiative cautioned that autocrats are exploiting the pandemic to erode democratic values and institutions, COVID-19 may yet allow the “re-imagining and strengthening of democracy” through innovative… Read more »