Category: digital democracy

Hacking democracy or creating change through digital engagement?

     

As the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Democracy on September 15 under the rubric of “Democracy Under Strain,” New York University’s Governance Lab unveils its CrowdLaw Manifesto to strengthen public participation in lawmaking. “This manifesto shares… Read more »

Countering Russia’s ‘active measures’: assessing new tools

     

Russia is using the same disinformation playbook to sow doubt about the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal and his daughter as it did in the case of Alexander Litvinenko’s death,… Read more »

Why Technology Favors Tyranny

     

The emergence of liberal democracies is associated with ideals of liberty and equality that may seem self-evident and irreversible. But these ideals are far more fragile than we believe. Their… Read more »