“Corrosive capital typically hides amid layers of larger exchanges with authoritarian regimes, the majority of which may appear legitimate and can have a financial, political, or cultural character” – Martin Hala @sinposiscz #sharppower https://t.co/xCPoOcrUQu https://t.co/xRZ7SDqbT2
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Power 3.0 Blog and Podcast
The Forum's blog and podcast explore how authoritarians survive and thrive in the globalized age and how democracies contend with this challenge.
A selection of resources from the International Forum for Democratic Studies.
Major themes explored by the Forum include authoritarian influence, transnational kleptocracy, the information space, and democracy and civil society.
The Network of Democracy Research Institutes (NDRI) is a global network of think tanks that focus on democratization.
LATEST Forum NEWS
Dean Jackson of the International Forum for Democratic Studies spoke with Aimee Rinehart about how journalists, platforms, and other stakeholders in the information space can respond to mis- and disinformation around COVID-19 and the larger...
The International Forum for Democratic Studies asked six leading experts what insights about disinformation and the broader information space can be gleaned from the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing flood of misleading information.
Online Event: "Lie Machines: How Disinformation Threatens Democracy and How to Save It"
Celebrating 30 Years of the Journal of Democracy: Democracy...
03:45 PM- 07:30 PMOn its 30th anniversary, editors and contributors reflected on the Journal of Democracy and the state of democracy around the world.
Thirty Years After Mongolia's Democratic Revolution:...
02:00 PM- 03:30 PMReagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow Dolgion Aldar illustrated what is at stake thirty years after Mongolia’s democratic revolution in 1990 and examined whether Mongolia can address present challenges and reaffirm its commitment to democracy.
Compromising the Knowledge Economy: Authoritarian Challenges to Independent Intellectual Inquiry
A Sharp Power and Democratic Resilience series report exploring how authoritarians are exploiting unanticipated vulnerabilities in open knowledge economies to challenge free intellectual inquiry from the inside.READ MORE
A New Invisible Hand: Authoritarian Corrosive Capital and the Repurposing of Democracy
A Sharp Power and Democratic Resilience series report exploring the issue of corrosive capital and outlining what an interconnected, interdisciplinary response from civil society could look like.READ MORE
Sharp Power: Rising Authoritarian Influence
Case studies in four young democracies examine how authoritarian governments are leveraging and repurposing traditional "soft power" tools into corrosive "sharp power."READ MORE
Journal of Democracy
The Journal of Democracy's April 2020 issue features a cluster of articles on lessons for how opposition parties can defeat populism at the ballot box.READ MORE