Gustavo Petro’s opponents worry he’ll try to concentrate power, but public frustration due to unrealistic expectations are more likely to stall his agenda.
The safety net of democratic assumptions that have kept our country functioning until now has too many holes.
Though the adoption of information and communication technologies in Kenya’s electoral process has served to remedy legacy concerns, it has also raised new issues, such as privacy matters.
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Trump created a permission structure for militia groups starting in 2016, and now those groups are infiltrating state and local Republican parties around the country. The Carnegie Endowment’s Rachel Kleinfeld joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the growing threat from the mainstreaming of political violence.
The GOP has openly embraced authoritarian leaders such as Hungary’s leader Viktor Orban, who is slated to speak at CPAC in Texas. The Carnegie Endowment’s Rachel Kleinfeld joins Katie Phang to discuss.
No matter the outcome of Kenya’s presidential election, it will be crucial to focus on bolstering democratic and institutional performance, political accountability, and citizen participation beyond Election Day.
Democracy is not inevitable: it must be nurtured, sustained, and fought for.
Rachel Kleinfeld discuss how important it is to hold those accountable who try to use violence to swing elections, including those responsible for the January 6th Capitol insurrection.
Here & Now's Miles Parks talks with Rachel Kleinfeld, who studies violence and democracy.