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The Forum's blog and podcast explore how authoritarians survive and thrive in the globalized age and how democracies contend with this challenge.
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Major themes explored by the Forum include authoritarian influence, transnational kleptocracy, the information space, and democracy and civil society.
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LATEST Forum NEWS
This edition of the Forum's quarterly newsletter highlights recent research and publications, a new issue of the Journal of Democracy, the annual Lipset Lecture, and more.
An International Forum working paper on the role of civil society organizations in addressing disinformation's growing impact on democracy.
Seventeenth Annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture: Minxin Pei on "Totalitarianism's Long Dark Shadow Over China"
Online Event: "Lie Machines: How Disinformation Threatens...
11:00 AM- 12:00 PMPhilip Howard, Laura Rosenberger, Daniel Arnaudo, and Shanthi Kalathil discussed how authoritarian governments and illiberal actors are using disinformation to discredit democracy while shaping international understandings of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online Event: "Compromising the Knowledge Economy:...
12:00 PM- 01:15 PMGlenn Tiffert discussed his report "Compromising the Knowledge Economy: Authoritarian Challenges to Intellectual Inquiry," which explores how authoritarian regimes target the academic, publishing, and think tank sectors of open societies.
China's Global Media Footprint: Democratic Responses to Expanding Authoritarian Influence
A Sharp Power and Democratic Resilience series report exploring how nongovernmental actors can counter the Chinese Communist Party's sharp power efforts to shape media content around the world.READ MORE
The Road Ahead: Mapping Civil Society Responses to Disinformation
An International Forum working paper on the role of civil society organizations in addressing disinformation's growing impact on democracy.READ MORE
COVID-19 and the Information Space: Boosting the Democratic Reponse
The essays in this "Global Insights" series assess the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to the democratic health and integrity of the information space.READ MORE
Journal of Democracy
The Journal of Democracy's January 2021 issue features a lead set of articles examining the trends contributing to mistrust in mainstream parties around the globe, and the options for strengthening democratic system.READ MORE