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This special edition of Forum Focus reflects on the sharp power concept five years after its inception—and looks ahead to promising civil society responses to the global threat of authoritarian influence.
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01:00 PM- 02:30 PMMatthew Page, Jodi Vittori and Larry Diamond introduced a new report, “Kleptocratic Adaptation: Next Steps in the Battle Against Kleptocracy."
06:00 PM- 08:30 PMAnne Applebaum will present the nineteenth annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World on the topic of "Autocracy, Inc."
The final report in the Sharp Power and Democratic Resilience series reviews the findings of eight papers that highlight serious vulnerabilities in a cluster of institutions related to information and ideas, commerce, media, and technology.READ MORE
A working paper from the International Forum, authored by Oliver Bullough, urges democracies to develop a unified response to the challenge of transnational kleptocracy by focusing on shared fundamental values, like independent judicial systems and freedom of expression.READ MORE
This report explores the challenge of safeguarding democratic principles and processes as AI technologies enable governments to collect, process, and integrate unprecedented quantities of data about the online and offline activities of individual citizens.READ MORE
The Journal of Democracy's October issue features essays by Michael Ignatieff, Timothy J. Colton, and Roger B. Myerson; a debate among key experts on democratic backsliding; and more.READ MORE
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