Dissatisfaction with democracy is rising around the world. But there are a few 'islands of contentment'.
It's easy to perceive a political opponent as being uncivil – and that opens the door for an uncivil reply as well.
What will happen to campaign workers after the Feb. 3 caucuses? It's a question that's in the cold Iowa air, carrying with it a subtle message about the state of democratic politics.
Schools and colleges can teach political hope that can help citizens make better choices.
Determining whether Canadians are gaining or losing confidence in democracy depends in part on which region one is examining. Contrasting trends in Alberta and Québec provide clues.
First seen in Prague in 1980, a form of public protest and free expression has spread throughout Hong Kong and around the world.
Indian student protests suggest Indian universities have successfully educated youth to participate and lead in public life. For exercising this right, students have been beaten and detained.
Fears that Beijing will renege on autonomy promises is only encouraging calls for independence from mainland China.
All those democracy protests in South America may be having some unintended consequences.
What shape will global protests take in the 2020s?
As new citizenship law will further discriminate against people on religious basis in India's north-eastern Assam, local activists are uniting across the region to help distressed residents.
It's not that young people don't like politics – they just want to do politics differently.
A teen asks why so many young people don’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or the national anthem. The data shows that young Americans today do view the U.S. more negatively than older generations.
Unlike older visions of economic democracy which started with class or the collective, the starting point now should be the individual
Crowd-based prediction markets have even been shown to outperform intelligence analysts.
Efforts to mitigate the double edged nature of social media in politics must take into account local information environments
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday, both the charges and Netanyahu's response to them were reminiscent of the situation President Trump is in.
Considering the competitive nature of party politics in Ghana, campaign
strategies that evoke emotion and prepare voters remain one of the priorities of political parties.
Privacy and fact-checking are still big issues but risks from bots and foreign influence have been overblown.
Today’s autocrats rarely use brute force to wrest control. A human rights and international law scholar details the modern authoritarian's latest methods to grab and hold power.