Proxy voting, a system by which lawmakers can designate someone else to vote on their behalf, is one solution for increasing gender equity in government. Proxy voting can allow those, for example, taking parental leave to continue to have their voices heard even if absent.
While third party candidates may seem like attractive alternatives to the major parties, they can serve as spoilers. Instead, ranked choice voting could be a solution for providing voters with greater choice, reducing polarization, and improving representation.
To increase positive outcomes related to fiscal accountability and justice, a group of experts working on the issue found that societies should increase investment in inclusion, civic engagement, combating corruption, improving governance, and addressing revenue challenges.
China is exporting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to other countries, particularly to autocratic-leaning states. Why are countries racing to embrace this new technology?
Around the world, AI systems are showing their potential for abetting repressive regimes and upending the relationship between citizen and state, thereby accelerating a global resurgence of authoritarianism.
President Trump has attacked U.S. support for democracy overseas. Here is how Congress can limit the damage.
Practitioners seeking to improve fiscal transparency and accountability must update the foundational assumptions of their field and evaluate the implications of a changing global context for their programming.
With global democracy facing serious doubts about its basic health and longevity, comparative studies of safeguards and threats to democracy are multiplying.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a Rising Democracies Network workshop on polarization.
Under Trump, U.S. democracy policy has reached its lowest ebb in forty years. If the United States continues this course for two more years, it will be stranded on the sidelines, or even on the wrong side, of the global democratic struggle.