This piece is a summary of the panel on the Prospects for Democracy in Turkey held by CDACS […]
The fragile consensus among much of the international community toward pushing for national elections in Haiti this calendar year is not matched by the political reality on the ground.
The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, aptly dubbed “Brexit,” carried considerable consequences for the UK, […]
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.
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 […]