Guest Author Tomasz Kamusella writes on Bulgaria’s veto of North Macedonia’s initiation of membership talks with the EU – and Bulgaria under Borisov’s apparent national ambitions.
Guest author Ermin Zatega discusses how technology can facilitate transparency and support whistleblowers, in the interest of more accountable governance.
DPC Senior Associate Valery Perry reflects on how she hopes a Biden administration democratic clean-up in the US will prompt a rethinking of democratization policy abroad.
While awaiting the US elections, DPC Senior Associate Valery Perry considers the intentional structural constraints that will impede reform in any administration, considering parallels and lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Chile.
Valery Perry reviews Peter Emerson’s book, Majority Voting as a Catalyst of Populism: Preferential Decision-making for an Inclusive Democracy, and asks why we are so slow to improve the way we make decisions.
Ovog vikenda sam pročitala priču u The New York Times-u o roditelju koji posmatra kako njegov jedanaestogodišnji sin stvara viziju o tome na koji način bi se fiktivnom planetom najbolje upravljalo i vladalo, a kao dio školske domaće zadaće tokom COVID-ere…….
DPC Senior Associate Valery Perry ponders what political philosopher John Rawls might have thought about the recent Mostar “deal,” and how more just and inclusive processes could deliver better results.
Senior Associate Kurt Bassuener writes on US President Donald Trump’s use of polarization techniques familiar in the Balkans
A translation of a November 2019 blog on whistleblowers.