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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Coronavirus is having deep socio-political and socio-economic impact across the world. A new perspective examines if it poses a threat to democracy.
Authoritarians have instead taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to pursuing the suppression of freedoms outside the scope of public health.
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.
Authoritarian leaders rule by undermining controls to unlimited government. One way they do this is by subverting constitutional constraints.
Capitalism, Materialism, and Imperialism are 3 of 9 social sins that prevent world peace and happiness. The world needs voluntary simplicity now.
There is agreement that populism is bad for democracy. Full democracies should learn from liberals fighting the good fight in less stable democracies.
A new report explores how leading authoritarian regimes have exploited democratic norms and transformed the market for information into a dangerous tool.