Tag Archives: Democratic Recession

Advancing democracy at the intersection of values and interests

     

The world is a much freer and more prosperous place than it was 30 years ago when Kenneth Wollack came to the National Democratic Institute (NDI). The United States, through… Read more »

Democracy is ‘under assault’ and ‘in retreat,’ says Freedom House

     

A new report from the independent watchdog organization Freedom House says that democratic principles such as election integrity and freedom of the press are weakening globally for the 12th consecutive… Read more »

Cambodia, Vietnam highlight ‘troubling reality of Southeast Asia’s democratic recession’

     

  The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will restrict visas for Cambodians “undermining democracy” in the Southeast Asian nation following the dissolution of the main opposition party and a crackdown… Read more »

Democracy in Decline?

     

For almost a decade, Freedom House’s annual survey has highlighted a decline in democracy in most regions of the globe. While some analysts draw upon this evidence to argue that… Read more »