U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discussed the rise of authoritarianism and emerging threats to democracy in the United States and around the world.
The outlook for Bolivia’s democracy is bleak, and there is considerable potential for a return to political instability.
Honduras offers an example of how corruption helps fuel environmental devastation.
Civic cooperation in Turkey is a promising trend, potentially reinforcing the effects of different actors’ work in a country where sustained, long-term efforts have been rare.
With human rights and political activists increasingly organizing online, an authoritarian leader gains a crucial advantage when he or she can spy on his or her opponents’ plans.
In some five dozen countries worldwide, corruption can no longer be understood as merely the iniquitous doings of individuals. Rather, it is the operating system of sophisticated networks that cross sectoral and national boundaries in their drive to maximize returns for their members.
Corruption animates sophisticated and successful transnational networks—resulting in violence, environmental devastation, and popular indignation.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a two-day meeting of its Rising Democracies Network in Tokyo, Japan.
Around the world, newly assertive illiberal regimes are becoming increasingly adept at restricting civil society through legal constraints, forcing civil society groups to rethink the way they operate.
The Trump administration, in personnel and practice, resembles a kleptocratic network such as those seen in many developing countries and post-Soviet states. Simply stated, this government’s objective is making money.