Election Crises in Polarized Democracies: Lessons from Poland, Venezuela, and India

This video and transcript are based on a joint event, co-organized by Open Gov Hub and Global Integrity. On October 22nd, we brought experts and activists together from the U.S., Poland, Venezuela, and India to share their perspectives. Rachel Kleinfeld, Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace led the conversation with Krzysztof Izdebski…

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Outside/ In: Media is the Medium of Human Understanding — Let’s Use it to Unite Us

There is a certain duality to journalism. It can build trust or polarize us. It can provide more information or convince us of lies. What can the U.S. learn from journalist organizations working globally before the 2020 elections? And what international democracy and media lessons apply to the American political context?  Our recent roundtable discussion…

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An Outside/In Look at Redesigning Democracy through Participation: An Interview with SOLE Colombia

Click here to listen to the interview   Transcript Ambika: Welcome everyone. I’m here today with Sanjay Fernandes, the founder and Director of SOLE Colombia foundation, who’s purpose is to transform the future of learning in Colombia. SOLE is a disruptive educational methodology that empowers communities to develop autonomy, collaboration, deep learning and most important…

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An Aggravated Struggle: Kleptocracy and COVID-19

Can humane stories help fight kleptocrats in power in Central Africa? Absolutely, is what the Central African Coalition Against Kleptocracy would say.  The Coalition, which includes activists from Cameroon, Chad, Congo and Equatorial Guinea, believes that sharing stories on how citizens are affected by kleptocrats is an important step in raising awareness, and eventually fighting…

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