Category: Democratic institutions

Populism, pandemic & performance threaten liberal democracies

     

  Nationalist populist movements, fueled by resentment against ruling elites, typically attack the norms and procedures of liberal democracy, viewing them as rigged, corrupted, or under the control of nefarious… Read more »

Pandemic ‘wake-up call’: Should democracies develop new social contract?

     

  The post-war institutional arrangements at domestic and supranational levels worked exceptionally well, ushering in four decades of democratic flourishing, international peace, macroeconomic stability, and widespread prosperity. Never before have… Read more »

Resilience neutralizing Kremlin plot to dismantle democracy

     

Read @apolyakova on the threat to U.S. elections posed by disinformation and conspiracy theories emanating not just from Russia but also from China, Iran, Venezuela, and beyond:https://t.co/wkta5xoHhn — Foreign Affairs… 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 »

China waging global ‘hybrid war’: Beijing’s mass surveillance for secrets and scandal

     

The personal details of millions of people around the world have been swept up in a database compiled by a Chinese tech company with reported links to the country’s military… Read more »

Building narratives for democratic renewal

     

Join @gmfus @IRIglobal @NDI and @USAIDEurope to discuss the critical role the next generation will play in advancing democracy in Europe and Eurasia with members of @WeAreEDYN. Register here: https://t.co/VKagiFcBJL… Read more »