Interview with Dr. Kathleen Smith Introduction and Background The Russian government’s closure of Memorial, a well-respected human rights […]
by Martin Duffy Uzbekistan, a central Asian nation and former Soviet republic, recently went to the polls. There […]
This year’s collection challenges long-held assumptions about democracy, human history, and American exceptionalism, as well as current understandings of populism and a more assertive Russia.
Editor’s Note: This article was first published by Arab Center Washington D.C. on July 27, 2021. It is […]
“Gerrymandering: The Politics of Redistricting in the United States,” authored by Franklin & Marshall College’s Prof. Stephen K. Medvic, offers a timely, compact, and nuanced assessment of redistricting’s impact in the United States.
Over the last decade, the rising utilization of ‘sharp power’ has served as a vehicle for the unprecedented growth of Chinese influence within Sub-Saharan Africa.
A billionaire enters politics and leads his new party to electoral victory, thanks to a historically-unpopular opponent and overwhelming support from disgruntled conservatives. Once in government, though, the leader fails to deliver on many campaign promises, packs government institutions with unqualified loyalists, threatens political opponents with violence, and, when voters move to reject him, aggressively undermines democracy itself. This is not referring to Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Instead, these events occurred in the country of Georgia.
An Analysis of the Culture of Violence in the Sub-Saharan Region Background The Democratic Republic of Congo has […]
Anne Applebaum offers us her own explanations for liberal democracy’s recent retrograde trajectory in her 2020 book, Twilight […]
Beginning in the post-enlightenment era, a new generation of politics brought together a uniquely democratic, egalitarian structure of […]