Tag: Penn Kemble Democracy Forum

Democracy and labor advocate Genie Kemble, R.I.P.

     

Democracy and labor activists are mourning the loss of Eugenia (Genie) Kemble, who passed away last evening. It is with great sorrow that we report the death of Eugenia Kemble,… Read more »

What Islamic exceptionalism means for democracy

     

Islam is exceptional in how it relates to law, governance and politics, and plays an outsized role in public life in the Arab world, Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Shadi Hamid… Read more »

Liberal international order ‘mounting a comeback’ to neo-revisionist challenge

     

  The defenders of what’s called the “liberal international order” have recently suffered setbacks from adversaries inside and outside their home countries. But those who want to see the Western-led… Read more »

Information warfare ‘by other memes’

     

Facebook Inc. warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy, but the company said it was trying what it could… Read more »

Ukraine’s oligarchs strike back, challenging anti-corruption reform

     

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has called for the resignation of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at a defiant impromptu rally in front of parliament in Kyiv, shortly after his supporters freed him… Read more »

Anti-corruption activists prompt rare bipartisan unity

     

Activists fighting corruption across the world shared their stories on Capitol Hill, where they received recognition from the National Endowment for Democracy and pressed for support to continue their work…. Read more »

Advancing democracy vs national security a false dilemma

     

The argument that national security imperatives such as fighting terrorism demand a “hard power” focus at the expense of “soft power” subjects such as democracy promotion rests on a false juxtaposition, says a… Read more »

Ukraine: Europe’s East Faces Unsettled West

     

The Kremlin’s attempts to destroy Ukraine’s European aspirations is simply one of Russia’s many challenges to the post-World War II international liberal order, notes analyst Natalie A. Jaresko. The actions… Read more »