Democracy is under assault and in retreat around the globe, a crisis that has intensified as America’s democratic standards erode
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As Democracy Chronicles Founder and Editor-in-Chief I have made almost 1,000 political memes of one kind or another. The collection stands as a record to my last years of democracy promotion.
Social media is shaping the narrative in important and effective ways, and wresting this from traditional media
Science can help the public address an uncertain future. Only a policy of openness will ensure a shared commitment
Some of the world’s worst violators of media freedom are using Trump’s “fake news” refrain to justify press restrictions
The #MeToo movement forced the U.S. to confront sexual harassment and gender equality in an unprecedented way this year
Ai Weiwei is thinking about those who, like him, had lost their freedom and were no longer safe in their own country
The number of journalists jailed reached a record high this year amid an aggressive crackdown by government
The western growth machine creates communities with millions of “non-people”, unemployed youth or senior citizens who lack social significance. At the same time, a clique of financially well-off’s just grows stronger.
Two years ago on World Refugee Day, I published a very personal essay about my status as a refugee child, back then, yet what it is like now for refugees and asylum seekers. Today, I publish my own poem.