Category: Democratic Governance

‘Silver bullet’ needed to bring autocrats to heel

     

New legislation allows Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban to further consolidate power while eroding civil liberties and making it harder to scrutinize how the government spends public funds, the Times… Read more »

Foreign interference watchdog would combat autocrats’ influence operations

     

With the Chinese Communist Party’s digital authoritarianism flourishing at home, Chinese-engineered digital surveillance and tracking systems are now being exported around the globe in line with China’s Cyber Superpower Strategy,… Read more »

Linking Values and Strategy: How democracies can offset autocracies

     

U.S. citizens remain more internationalist than isolationist, but any new administration will need to revive and nurture frayed alliances with fellow democracies while attending to democratic revival at home, observers… Read more »

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 »