Legislators in a growing number of democracies are clamping down on civil society. In the United States, it's happening at the state level.
While the US sends observers around the world to monitor elections, few will be present during the 2018 midterms in the US.
Researchers set out across four cities to ask the public, what it would it take to rebuild your trust in the media? Here's what they said.
An expert argues why the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times can hardly be considered an act of civil disobedience and why it might make things even worse in the Trump administration.
On Human Rights Day, and with Australia set to take up a seat on the UN Human Rights Council, here's a must-do list for this country to become a credible advocate for human rights.
Venezuela's opposition has called a 48-hour strike to stop the Maduro government from rewriting the nation’s constitution. But grassroots democracy may not be able to save the Bolivarian Republic.