Polarization is shaking societies across the world, from new democracies to long-established ones. Why are political divisions intensifying globally, and what can policymakers learn from other countries’ experiences?
Why divisions have deepened and what can be done to heal them.
Karen DeYoung will moderate a conversation with Carolyn Forché on her recent memoir and discuss how this history colors the present crisis in Central America.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has unveiled plans for an ambitious transformation of the country’s nuclear policy. Achieving this vision will require an updated regulatory framework to respond to new challenges.
The startling spread of illiberal populism in democracies around the world raises the question of how damaged democracies can heal themselves.
In Brazil so far, neither legislation nor judicial decisions have drawn a definitive line on access to encrypted data.
There has been a global transformation of political and civic activism, with innovative new forms and often dramatic impact, even in the face of widespread efforts by governments to limit civic and political space.
It is likely that the current situation in Venezuela is going to drag on and that the only way to get rid of Maduro and to move toward free elections and begin new policies that mitigate the lethal crisis that is currently annihilating so many Venezuelans is through negotiations.
What risks does deeper foreign intervention in the crisis pose for the fate of the Venezuelan opposition led by interim President Juan Guaidó and the region as a whole?
Politicizing central banks would add more uncertainty to an international financial system that has not yet fully recovered from the 2008 crisis.