Category: News & Updates

Letter to the Editor

A critique of Francis Fukuyama's October 2013 Journal of Democracy essay "Democracy and the Quality of the State."

October 19, 2013

New JoD Available Now

Essays on Eygpt and Syria in latest issue of the Journal of Democracy, as well as Francis Fukuyama and Marc F. Plattner on governance and democracy & essays on the “Arab Spring,” Paraguay, Malaysia, & more.

October 15, 2013

Book Launch

JoD ed. board member Vladimir Tismaneanu discusses his new book, The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the 20th Century, at NED on 2/27.

February 27, 2013

China Event

At a Feb.7 event at the NED, JoD authors will discuss whether evidence points to a coming period of political change in China.

February 1, 2013

JoD Book Launch: Liberation Technology

Join us this afternoon at 4:30 (EST) for a live stream of the panel event launching our new volume, "Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy" — at National Endowment for Democracy.

September 11, 2012

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