Category: Analysis

Internet vs. democracy? Or a democratic vision of digital society?

     

Democracies must recognize that we are in a geopolitical battle over the governance model that will dominate in the 21st century digital context, argues Eileen Donahoe (right), Executive Director of Stanford’s Global… Read more »

Democratic ‘force multipliers’ can outcompete China, says Blinken

     

Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken today outlined his vision for a revitalized foreign service and diplomatic corps in his opening statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, promising to… Read more »

‘Future Nostalgia’: Latin America’s democracies in 2021

     

Citizens of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela have suffered for too long under the despotic rule of Castrismo, Orteguismo and Chavismo-Madurismo, says Miriam Kornblith (right), the Senior Director for Latin America and the Caribbean… Read more »

10 years on, taking stock of Tunisian democracy,

     

Reversing the dangerous erosion of U.S. democracy is urgent, but the argument that this requires abandoning efforts to uphold democratic values elsewhere has it backwards, say two leading observers. Commitments… Read more »