Category: Democratic Governance

When pandemics meet democracy

     

The covid-19 pandemic may represent one of the most serious challenges to global democracy since before the “third wave” of democratization began in the mid-1970s, according to The Journal of… Read more »

Democratic disconnect: Millennials the most disillusioned generation ‘in living memory’

     

Young people are less satisfied with democracy and more disillusioned than at any other time in the past century, especially in Europe, North America, Africa and Australia, a study by… Read more »

Transition time: From democratic decay & breakdown to innovation & renewal?

     

There has never been a more appropriate and urgent occasion to celebrate International Democracy Day, say advocates and analysts. On 25 June the joint Letter to Defend Democracy was issued… Read more »

Democratic resilience demands tackling disinformation

     

  For @NewYorker, I surveyed the world of Russian trolls, disinfo, and active measures: such threats exist, but to “exaggerate their prevalence and potency” risks providing “an overly convenient explanation… Read more »

‘Reliably unreliable’? Foreign policy’s lost generation

     

This century’s international setbacks have led many Americans to question the most basic tenets of modern foreign policy, including the value of alliances, the promotion of democracy, the benefits of… Read more »