Category Archives: Civil Society

Angola’s new regime ‘determined to enhance democracy’?

     

Angola is determined to enhance democracy, President João Lourenço told the European Parliament last week. His comments came shortly after the International Monetary Fund commended his administration for initiating reforms geared away… Read more »

Arab populism succeeds where civil society fails

     

In this year’s key parliamentary elections in Iraq and Lebanon, formerly controversial populist figures performed far better than expected and are playing central roles in the scramble to form governments,… Read more »

AI prompts new competition: digital authoritarianism vs. liberal democracy

     

Artificial intelligence will reshape the global order, says analyst Nicholas Wright, who predicts a new era of competition between digital authoritarianism and liberal democracy for Foreign Affairs: Some countries are… Read more »

Crisis in Nicaragua: resolution in sight?

     

Nicaragua’s embattled president Daniel Ortega has attacked pro-democracy protesters engaged in an 11-week student-led uprising as “hate-sowing coup-mongers” and appeared to rule out early elections in a defiant public address,… Read more »