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.
“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.
Isabella Wilkinson On Thursday, 3 December, the European Commission (EC) presented the European Democracy Action Plan, a roadmap […]
Daniel Brumberg, Director of Democracy and Governance Studies at Georgetown University. With Super Tuesday upon us, I am […]
Isabella Wilkinson Johnson’s gamble has paid off. The House of Commons now seats 365 Tory MPs, a majority […]
Drew Holland Kinney Tunisia’s anti-establishment president Kais Saied’s victory was a major signal that democracy is alive and […]
Avram Reisman [Featured Image: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R), Defence Minister Ehud Barak (C) and Chief of […]
By Jeff Fischer August 30 is the 20th anniversary of the voting in East Timor for the country’s […]