Troubles in South Africa's coalition-led local governments are affecting accountability, governance stability and service delivery.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn't very difficult, nor expensive.
The more undemocratic tendencies of the US electoral system are growing stronger. As the midterm campaign season enters its final stage, it turns out that some votes count more than others.
Social media has played a central role in attracting attention to the story of Ugandan politician Bobi Wine across the world.
The financial crisis provoked by the lira's fall isn't the true drama in Turkey. The real drama is a democratic transformation threatens the increasingly authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
With the Trump Administration's abandonment of support for democracy and civil rights abroad, Middle Easterners may well believe that the U.S. cares little for their well-being and their very lives.
When different sides in a violent political crisis become ever more entrenched, democracy quickly starts to wither.
The transatlantic relationship can no longer be an engine of global democracy thanks to Donald Trump. So the EU must rethink its partnerships with other democratic powers.
The messy and violent aftermath of Zimbabwe's recent elections met with only muted international criticism.
The re-election of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen contributes to the growing global democratic crisis. Here's why.
In a country where less-than-democratic elites wield substantial power, bottom-up politics is still alive and well.
More women have been elected in the latest regional elections in Indonesia.
There are far more pressing problems that need to be fixed in the electoral process.
The support for the key values that pervade the discourse about social justice is overall very strong but it may be surprising that democracy and solidarity receive less support among respondents.
Conflicts about policing the border have erupted in much of the world. How people respond depends on the many distinct visions of what borders are meant to be protecting.
There are no angels in Pakistan's political scene – except the 'angels' of the military.
Do you suspect the American voting system needs an overhaul? If so, you're not alone.
The results of our survey reveal that people are rather liberal in moral affairs and have mixed views about religious institutions.
Rather than transform Israel into an undemocratic 'apartheid' state, the new nation-state law is more likely to ensure that Israel can't be transformed into a liberal democracy or binational state.
Vote buying is deeply rooted in Indonesia despite opposition from the society and the fact that the proportion of votes influenced is fairly small.