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.
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.
The closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political life in an ever-increasing number of countries.
Awakening the middle class is the key to effectively reforming the U.S. justice system.
The EU needs to map out a clear strategic approach to tackle restrictions on civil society around the world.
The secretary of the department of homeland security has embraced President Trump’s rhetoric of fear and poorly thought out drug policy. He should focus on at-home solutions, such as better gun laws and opioid abuse prevention.