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.
In this article for EU Observer, DPC’s Kurt Bassuener and IRMO’s Senada Selo Sabic assess that[…]
On Monday July 6, DPC’s Valery Perry will give a lecture entitled “The road to the Dayton[…]
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
Signs that voter suppression efforts could be prominent in the US elections in November bring back memories of election observation in Bosnia in 1997, and reflect the high stakes of ballot battlegrounds
Postal service controversies in two NATO states provide a reminder of the need for meritocratic rather than party-driven public services
COVID related corruption and self-dealing in the US and Bosnia and Herzegovina differ in scale, but reflect similar systemic maladies.
Greater transparency and independent oversight of COVID-19 aid is needed if BiH is to avoid the mistakes made with flood relief in 2014.