Category: Democratic Transitions

Democratic déjà vu: Kyrgyzstan ‘developing immunity to authoritarianism’?

     

Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov announced Tuesday that he plans to ask Parliament for a new vote on their prime minister nominee, Reuters reports [HT: Cipher Brief]: The move could be… Read more »

How Russia handles uprisings: Belarus vs Armenia

     

  Belarus and Armenia: How Russia handles uprisings | European Council on Foreign Relations https://t.co/2kDobRcDvK — Democracy Digest (@demdigest) September 16, 2020 Top officials at the State Department have been… 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 »

Democracy in flux and under threat

     

As democracy’s global tailwinds shift to headwinds, there is opportunity to better understand how experience with even superficial forms of democratic institutions influences citizen behavior when formal democratic institutions erode… Read more »