David Stasavage shows democratic practices were present in many places, at many other times, from the Americas before European conquest, to ancient Mesopotamia, to precolonial Africa.
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A closer look at one of the most accepted norms for AI systems demonstrates the challenges inherent in incorporating democratic values.
Recent changes at Twitter have enabled authoritarian governments in Russia, China, and Iran to amplify propaganda and disinformation.
Between democracy and autocracy is an anocracy, defined by political scientists as a country that has elements of both forms of government.
In more than 20 countries, voter turnout data is unavailable from official sources or the Election Management Body online.
The spread of military technologies is an inhibitor to democratic reform. This raises serious questions regarding the future.
The number of journalists jailed around the world set yet another record this year, with 363 imprisoned as of December 1, 2022.
Disinformation and…aggression targeting electoral officials in the information environment is a global problem and threat to democracy.
With nations across the world increasingly wary of the leadership of the United States, the war in Ukraine poses a test for the West.
Today’s authoritarians are increasing…mutual collaboration in new organizations and through long-established intergovernmental agencies.