Tag: Journal of Democracy

Restoring the liberal world order

     

The liberal world order, a system based on open borders and open societies, is increasingly under attack – by the new populists from within and autocrats from without, argues analyst… Read more »

ANC response to poll losses startles S. Africa

     

When South African voters last month handed the African National Congress its worst-ever losses, seemingly chastened party leaders said they would engage in “introspection.” They promised to reach out to… Read more »

The Week Democracy Died?

     

Across the affluent, established democracies of North America and Western Europe, the last years have witnessed a meteoric rise of figures who harness a new level of anger that is… Read more »

Post-Soviet Eurasia: What’s Gone Wrong?

     

After a quarter-century, the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union looks like a de-democratizing event. Leading up to that fateful year, Mikhail Gorbachev had been one of the world’s great… Read more »

Democratic Disconnect: The Danger of Deconsolidation

     

Are citizens in the world’s advanced democracies still committed to democratic government? In the latest issue of The Journal of Democracy, Roberto Stefan Foa and Yascha Mounk consider whether there are… Read more »

No nationalism, no democracy?

     

Marc F. Plattner, founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy and co-chair of the Research Council of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, addressed the delicate relationship between nationalism and… Read more »

Brexit might undermine Europe’s democratic order

     

In the wake of the UK’s Brexit vote, it is easy to forget that democracy in Europe is a relatively recent development, notes Barnard College professor Sheri Berman. Up through… Read more »

With Brexit, ‘Euroskepticism Arrives: Marginal No More’

     

In light of the raging debates over the causes and consequences of the UK’s Brexit vote, it is worth revisiting two prescient and illuminating essays from the Journal of Democracy…. Read more »

The West’s Weimar moment?

     

  The emergence of a virulent new strain of authoritarian populism on both sides of the Atlantic has prompted many observers to draw (largely inappropriate and far-fetched) analogies with the… Read more »