What moves can Ukraine's opposition politicians make next? Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Sergii Leshchenko reports from the Euromaidan in "A Way Out for Ukraine" via OpenDemocracy. ::MORE
Listen to an audio recording from our April conference on "Ukraine: Democracy in Danger?" and read Serhiy Kudelia's December 2 policy blog post on PONARS Eurasia, "Ukraine's Perfect Storm: How Far Will it Go?" to learn more about the events leading up to Ukraine's protest movement.
In response to "Petroleum to the People" by Larry Diamond and Jack Mosbacher, Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Charles Mangongera reflects on the mysterious wealth accumulated by Zimbabwe's leaders in "Zimbabwe's Diamond Curse," published in the Zimbabwe Independent. ::MORE
Donald L. Horowitz spoke about "Ethnic Power-Sharing and Democracy: Three Big Problems" for the 10th Annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World on November 7, 2013. ::MORE
Rafael Marques de Morais, a former Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow, was honored with Transparency International's 2013 Integrity Award for his work to confront corruption in Angola.
A new issue of the American Political Science Association Comparative Democratization section newsletter, APSA-CD, is available, featuring several brief articles on inequality, regime change, and democratization.
For Halloween, Christopher Walker and Forum Research Council member Alexander Cooley warn against the rise of parallel "zombie election monitors" in Azerbaijan and other authoritarian countries in "Vote of the Living Dead," published in Foreign Policy's Democracy Lab.
The new installment of Worth Reading features several projects highlighting strategies used by authoritarian states to legitimize their rule and subvert or suppress criticism. ::MORE
Journal of Democracy authors Jason Brownlee, Tarek Masoud, and Andrew Reynolds published a guest blog post on The Monkey Cage related to their recent article "Tracking the Arab Spring: Why the Modest Harvest?"
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