Category: democratic norms

Democracy v liberalism? Time to struggle for liberal ideas & institutions

     

The relationship between liberalism and democracy, generally compatible but occasionally tense, is becoming more fraught at both domestic and international levels, observers suggest. The dispute over the rule of law… Read more »

Global alliances key to democracies’ resilience and revival

     

“We’ve witnessed a sharp rise in nationalist rhetoric that plays to people’s fears instead of their hopes. Institutions and reforms are being challenged… compromise and cooperation dismissed.” Those are the… Read more »

Illiberalism of democracies’ ruling parties drives democratic erosion

     

Ruling parties within established democracies such as Hungary, India, Poland and Turkey are becoming markedly more illiberal, according to a new international study. The median governing party is becoming more… Read more »