Kateryna Odarchenko writes that potential political changes in Kazakhstan are significant for the whole of Eurasia. … More Why the West Should Watch for Signs of Change in Kazakhstan
The U.S. must do more than sanctions to lead an effective response to the Myanmar coup, argues Greta Sanna. … More Forget Sanctions. Biden Should Show Real Leadership After the Myanmar Coup.
As protests against Belarusian President Lukashenko continue, Anna Nadibaidze argues that the EU should take a stronger stance to support the opposition. … More Belarus is at a Crossroads. Europe Should Support the Side of Democracy.
In an era of fake news and corrupt politicians, can Italy bring its democracy back to life? Sascha Lavin reports.
… More To Revive Democracy in Italy, Start With its Journalism
By failing to condemn human rights violations in Asia, Trump has undermined Western values abroad, argues Ella Lucas. … More In Asia, Trump’s Silence on Human Rights is Loud and Clear
Referendums are flawed tools of modern-day democracies. But as recent events in Spain remind us, they may be a sign that representative democracy just isn’t working. … More What’s Worse Than a Referendum? Violently Stopping One.
From the Houses of Parliament to the U.S. Senate, there are more female representatives than ever before. But as Julia Doyle reminds us, the struggle for equality doesn’t end there. … More From Westminster to Washington, an ‘Old Boys Club’ is Silencing Female Politicians