Fyodor Dostoevsky once said in regards to prisons that you can tell a lot about a society by its response to epidemics of infectious disease.
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In Australia, Queensland’s top officials say you are more at risk of contracting the coronavirus in the supermarket aisle than the polling booth.
The Chair of the EED says pro-democracy protests in countries like Algeria, Lebanon are a powerful message to Europe in a time of moral crisis.
Coronavirus is having deep socio-political and socio-economic impact across the world. A new perspective examines if it poses a threat to democracy.
Cambodia is arresting people for expressing concerns about COVID-19’s impact in Cambodia and claiming they are spreading so-called “fake news”.
Authoritarians have instead taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to pursuing the suppression of freedoms outside the scope of public health.
Tamara Suju says much is known about Cuba’s infiltration of Venezuela, little on the repression, intelligence training it gives to Venezuelan operatives.
Social distancing is making every facet of life more difficult — including democracy, a fragile system of governance not immune to being ravaged by COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic has been a rare moment of global solidarity. However, Hungary has somehow used it to stoke xenophobia
Expert suggests how a country treats its population, what ideology motivates it, and its approach to the outside world as criteria for dealing with it.