Tag: Center for International Private Enterprise

Advancing democracy at the root of American ‘exceptionalism’

     

The classic liberal internationalist vision of a global Pax Democratica lies at the root of American “exceptionalism,” according to Tony Smith, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Tufts University, and… Read more »

Not only economic issues fueling populist backlash

     

There are many possible causes of the contemporary crisis of democratic belief – economic stagnation and sluggish income growth for median workers; and growing inequality, as educated workers are better… Read more »

Defending Liberal Democracy in Emerging Markets

     

In recent years, populist and authoritarian leaders around the world have openly sought to discredit liberal principles and undermine democratic values such as the rule of law and checks on… Read more »

Democracy jobs

     

National Endowment for Democracy Job #1701 – Program Assistant, Grant-making Resource Center Job #1692 – Assistant Program Officer, Eurasia Job #1690 – Grants Officer for Eurasia Job #1689 – Grants… Read more »

Tunisian minister ousted for linking Saudi ideology with extremism

     

A religious affairs minister has been fired from the government after linking Saudi Arabia’s religious ideology with extremism, Deutsche Welle reports: The minister, Abdeljalil Ben Salem, had been relieved of… Read more »

Venezuela ‘on the brink’

     

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reportedly spent more US $400,000 in less than a week while celebrating the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro, the former leader of Cuba, PanAm Post reports: According… Read more »

Can globalization transform humanitarian assistance?

     

The severity and complexity of current and ongoing humanitarian crises necessitate the need to understand and harness this connectivity to facilitate sustainable and long-term solutions, notes Kate Moran of the… Read more »

Challenging Moldova’s pro-Western facade

     

An unknown assailant threw a grenade at the house of the governor of Moldova’s central bank overnight, RFE/RL reports: Bank chief Dorin Dragutanu and his family were asleep when the… Read more »

Tolo TV attack targeted Afghan media, social values, civil society

     

  A deadly Taliban attack on a bus carrying employees of Tolo TV, Afghanistan’s biggest TV station drew widespread condemnation on Thursday, with activists denouncing it as an attack on… Read more »