In the past several years, the world has been shaken by protests caused by the various countries’ ruling-elites and their selfishness. Of course, that isn’t anything new.
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Corruption undermines democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to governmental instability Mirella warns UN.
Imagine having democratic and ecological socialism on an international level based on a system and culture of democratic world law. It would be a revolution of love, a love revolution, a spiritual revolution, and we can have it. We can create it.
The EIU finds that since 2006 democracy has deteriorated in central and eastern Europe more there than in any other part of the world.
It is a psychological fact that in chaotic times people frequently allow narcissists and psychopaths to rise to the top of organizations, often faster than they do normally. Clinically, Trump and Boris Johnson tick nearly all the boxes.
Recent protests from Hong Kong and Sudan to Central and Eastern Europe demonstrate that large numbers of people around the world still want democracy.
A study of dictators over the past 150 years shows they are rarely associated with strong economies, and quite often with weaker ones.
Recent research from The Lancet says Democratic countries had a higher life expectancy in a sample of residents that were HIV free, compared to autocracies.
International IDEA’s analysis is relevant to different types of complex political change that the UN addresses in its daily work.
Third wave” of autocratization which first gained momentum in mid 1990’s has developed across the world, annual report of the V-Dem Project.