In both the United States and Europe, voters are losing faith in established democratic institutions.
Liberal democracy is in crisis where it was long thought most securely established. In both Western Europe and the United States, polls suggest voters are losing faith in democratic institutions.
Tunisia’s political challenges are in many ways typical of transitional states, but the country also possesses unusual advantages and opportunities.
The troubling path of post-Cold War history has led to the current state of global democratic crisis.
Civil society organizations can take certain steps to shore up their own legitimacy despite growing hostility to their work.
The United States has fallen behind in women’s political representation, but some European practices may offer a solution.
To increase women’s representation in politics, the United States should learn from European experience with electoral systems, candidate recruitment, campaign finance, and workplace culture.
The United States has fallen behind most established democracies in women’s representation in politics.
Smart implementation is the key to effective international development assistance. Yet the development field has long been pulled between two conflicting imperatives on implementation.
Yascha Mounk’s recent book comprehensively analyzes the looming threat of populism in established democracies, but neglects other causes of democratic weakness and offers few practical responses.