Tag: Regina Smyth

Why Russia’s Power Vertical is failing the COVID-19 Challenge


Russia is hardly the only country struggling to respond to the pandemic. But the political consequences of an inadequate response are much greater for a highly centralized and deeply personalized… Read more »

Antidote to disinformation: critical thinking vs. ideological cynicism


Civic education can be a vital antidote to disinformation, observers suggest. For a new generation of young Americans, “civics class has come to them,” notes New York Times columnist Timothy… Read more »