Total 17 Posts
Poland votes for change after nearly a decade spent sliding towards autocracy – but tricky coalition talks lie ahead for Donald Tusk5 min read
Law and Justice emerges as the biggest party but without a majority, leaving the door open for a large coalition led by the former president of the European Council.
How the ancient Greeks kept ruthless narcissists from capturing their democracy – and what modern politics could learn from them5 min read
Those who seek power for the sake of power are less attracted to high office when more people get a say.
Why democratic countries around the world are not prepared to support Ukraine – and some are shifting closer to Russia6 min read
Global efforts to condemn Russia’s actions in Ukraine have stalled, with many countries opting for neutrality instead of condemning Russia. African and Latin American countries remain mostly neutral whilst China and India maintain a balancing act through their strategic partnership with Russia.
Many Mexicans fear that the democratic safeguards set up after decades of authoritarian rule are being undermined.
A large proportion of Americans appear to be increasingly drawn to strong, authoritarian leaders who would violate democratic principles – a warning sign that democracy is under serious threat.