Is Democracy in Decline? by Larry Diamond

Is Democracy in Decline? Remarks to the Club of Madrid Meeting, Florence, Nov 24, 2014 By Larry Diamond   We are now four decades into the third wave of global democratic expansion that began with the Portuguese Revolution in 1974. Any assessment of the state of global democracy today must begin by recognizing its impressive […]


OP-ED: “Why we can not fully celebrate” by Club de Madrid about the quality of democracy

Today the world is celebrating the International Day of Democracy. On this special occasion Vaira Vike-Freiberga, President of the Club de Madrid and former President of Latvia, has signed an Op-Ed on behalf of the 97 Members of the Club de Madrid expressing their concern about the state and quality of Democracy worldwide. The Op-Ed […]

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