Category: Democracy Digest

Illiberal Poland the ‘gravest challenge’ to European democracy – and Kolakowski’s vision

     

  Poland represents the gravest illiberal challenge to European democracy, says the Economist: Since taking office in 2015 the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party has stacked the courts, skewed… Read more »

On hiatus

     

Democracy Digest will be taking a break over the holidays prior to a re-launch with a new look in the New Year. In the meantime, we will be posting democracy-related… Read more »

Arseny Roginsky: Giving Russia its history back

     

“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” The line comes from one of Milan Kundera’s novels about the totalitarian experience in the twentieth century, “The… Read more »

How to stop the manipulation of democracy online

     

  Russian efforts to influence the American election are part of a larger, profound challenge to democracy worldwide, according to Michael J. Abramowitz, the president of Freedom House. Online manipulation tactics played an… Read more »

‘Geopolitical judo’ – how to defeat Russia’s information warfare

     

Authoritarian adversaries able and willing to use hybrid methods of attack have long studied Western democracies, searching for their possible vulnerabilities, according to a new report, After the EU Global… Read more »

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Democracy Digest blog posts will be intermittent and brief over the next several days. Follow the Digest’s Facebook page for updates. Don’t forget to sign up to receive regular updates from the blog… Read more »