July 2021, Volume 32, Issue 3

Election Watch

Reports on elections in Algeria, Benin, Cape Verde, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, Djibouti, Mongolia.

July 2021, Volume 32, Issue 3

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from: Maria Ressa’s comments on social media at the 2021 Copenhagen Democracy Summit; NGO statement on the arrest of Algerian human-rights defenders; statement denouncing the dismissal of Constitutional Court judges and the attorney general; letter on the sentencing of a Saudi man for allegedly running a satirical Twitter account.


April 2021, Volume 32, Issue 2

China: Totalitarianism’s Long Shadow

China’s fast economic rise has not dented its dictatorship, but Xi Jinping’s neo-Stalinist strategy has unleashed new challenges and tensions for the Communist Party’s long-term prospects for survival.