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.
Dubai is just one of many enablers of global corruption, crime, and illicit financial flows, but addressing the emirate’s role presents anticorruption practitioners, law enforcement agencies, and policymakers with particularly complex challenges.
To increase the odds of successful police reform, activists and reformers would be wise to look at lessons from countries where changes succeeded and stuck.
The stakes for the United States to escalate the fight against corruption have never been higher.
After a brief lull early in the pandemic, global protest movements are surging back.
Other countries have used laws like the Philippines’ new antiterrorism bill to jail protesters, journalists, and opposition politicians en masse. To save Filipino democracy, governments around the world must speak out before July 9 and stay vigilant going forward.