Category: Civil Society

Democracy in flux and under threat


As democracy’s global tailwinds shift to headwinds, there is opportunity to better understand how experience with even superficial forms of democratic institutions influences citizen behavior when formal democratic institutions erode… Read more »

Advancing democracy a casualty of great-power competition?


The United States should be wary of waging a long-term ideological competition that pits democracy against authoritarianism, argue Elbridge Colby and Wess Mitchell, founders of the Marathon Initiative, a new… Read more »

Lukashenko’s ‘Ceauşescu Moment’? Unthinkable change happening in Belarus


  Did you miss this week’s discussion about the presidential election and protests in Belarus? (Ft @McFaul @AnnaGBusse @kath_stoner @FukuyamaFrancis). Watch on YouTube 👀: — FSI Stanford (@FSIStanford)… Read more »