Category: Civil Society

How to revitalize democracy internationally

     

Support for global democracy has operated for too long within a binary framework that casts established democracies as providers of assistance and developing democracies as recipients, says a new report…. Read more »

Kleptopia ’emboldening dictators, poisoning democracies’

     

Tom Burgis’s new book, “Kleptopia: How Dirty Money Is Conquering the World,” provides a magisterial account of the money and violence behind the world’s most powerful dictatorships, says Jennifer Taub, a… Read more »

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 »