Tagged as democracy

About A-Web

By supporting the conduct of free, fair, transparent, and participatory elections, A-WEB contributes to the development of democracy around the globe. There was a time when two key words, free and fair, were sufficient to describe a good election; however, as stated in the Charter of A-WEB, adjectives like inclusive, participatory, and transparent are now […]

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The Despot’s Apprentice: How to rig an election

In his new book, The Despot’s Apprentice: Donald Trump’s Attack on Democracy Brian Klaas (LSE) sets out how Donald Trump deploys the methods of authoritarian rulers – in attacking the press, undermining the rule of law and filling government posts with family members and cronies – to corrode the norms of democracy.  In this extract, from the chapter “How […]

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