In what seemed like a nano-second, public attitudes shifted, white Americans marched alongside their fellow Black citizens in numbers and with a resolve not even seen during the 1960s. Once regarded as a predominantly Black and brown movement, Black Lives Matter appeared to go mainstream.
The new law intensifies President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s push to control the media. But why is Turkey going to such lengths and precipitating a showdown with some of the world’s most powerful tech companies?
The choice to hold or delay elections carries big risks for the legitimacy of democratic institutions.
How can we heal our country’s toxic polarization? Here are seven research-backed ideas for pundits, politicians, reporters and regular citizens to bring down the temperature.
A Biden administration will be eager to separate itself from the policies of its predecessor and restore credibility to U.S. foreign policy, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would seem like a prime candidate for a decisive pivot away from the Trump era.
Litt makes the case that nearly all of these negative trends are occurring by design. America runs some of the most flawed elections of any developed democracy.
With the legitimacy of democratic institutions at stake, global democracy supporters can no longer overlook systemic racism when assessing democratic performance.
The pandemic is having distinctive political implications across different types of regime. Policy responses need to be tailored to these contrasting outcomes and risks in the way they seek to advance and uphold democratic rights.
It’s time to move beyond the debate between retrenchment and restoration, and imagine a more fundamental reinvention of America’s role in the world.
China’s tough new national security law in Hong Kong may be a turning point for the city’s residents and global tech giants alike. Other countries are watching closely.