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In Memory of Oswaldo Payá

The Cuban opposition recently lost one of its towering figures. Click here to read an exchange between Payá and Václav Havel that appeared in the April 2004 Journal of Democracy.

August 1, 2012

Constitution-Making, Electoral Design, and the Arab Spring

Drawing on their essays in the October 2011 and January 2012 issues of the Journal of Democracy, Andrew Reynolds and John Carey discussed the constitutional and electoral designs chosen by Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt.

March 29, 2012

Letter from Burundi

Deo Pondu Maheshe, director of the Centre d'Etudes et d'Encadrement pour la Participation au Developpement Endogene, comments on David Peterson's essay, "Burundi's Transition: A Beacon for Central Africa," which appeared in the January 2006 issue of the Journal of Democracy.

January 30, 2006

Exchange on Nicaragua

Commentary on Leslie Anderson and Larry Dodd's July 2009 essay on Nicaragua's 2008 municipal elections.

January 1, 2010