National Endowment for Democracy is a “bipartistan” con for Empire.

February 11, 2020 § Leave a comment

Where were these swinish sniggling “bipartisan” creeps during the Kemp suit in Georgia?
Conspiring to tip over democracies in Latin America and elsewhere.

 

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From: International Forum for Democratic Studies <forum@ned.org>
Date: Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 7:50 AM
Subject: Celebrating 30 Years of the Journal of Democracy
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Celebrating 30 Years of the Journal of Democracy

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Celebrating 30 Years of the
Journal of Democracy

Contributors to the Journal of Democracy’s special 30th anniversary issue reflect on democracy’s prospects in a shifting global landscape. In his introductory essay, Journal coeditor Marc F. Plattner writes that the issue’s focus “reflects our sense that we are in the early stages of what is likely to be a long struggle. Democracy may be down, but it certainly is not out.” The articles in this issue are available free of charge through February 15 at Project MUSE.
The January 2020 issue is the last issue under the leadership of Marc F. Plattner. With Plattner’s retirement, William J. Dobson has assumed the position of coeditor of the Journal. Dobson was most recently chief international editor at NPR and is author of The Dictator’s Learning Curve: Inside the Global Battle for Democracy (2012). Read more in the full press release.
NED President Carl Gershman (left) and Journal of Democracy coeditor Larry Diamond (right) present Marc F. Plattner (center) the “Goddess of Democracy” to mark his retirement and recognize his accomplishments as founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy.

To commemorate the anniversary, the International Forum for Democratic Studies held a celebration on January 23, 2020 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, entitled “Democracy Embattled.”

Watch the Event Here
“The greatest threats to liberal democracy are internal—the rise of an ‘illiberal democracy’ that erodes protections for individual freedom; an ethnonationalism at war with social diversity; and a loss of confidence among leading democracies that makes their leaders less willing to use political and economic power to create a supportive geopolitical climate for democracy.”
William Galston on the anniversary issue in the Wall Street Journal
From left: Will Dobson (new coeditor), Marc F. Plattner, and Larry Diamond reflect on the evolution of the Journal of Democracy.
From left: Sheri Berman, Yascha Mounk, and Shanthi Kalathil discuss “The Global State of Democracy.”
From left: Michele Dunne and Lucan Way discuss the resurgence and vulnerabilities of authoritarianism.
From left: Steven Levitsky and Thomas Carothers speak on “The Global State of Democracy.”
From Left: Lucan Way and Steven Levitsky, Journal of Democracy editorial board co-chairs, sat down with the Journal‘s Brent Kallmer to discuss the new competitive authoritarianism that has emerged in some countries with relatively strong democratic traditions and institutions.
Watch the Interview Here
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