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Burma’s Painful Democratic Rebirth

For the first time in five decades, a democratic government is taking power in Burma. But there are plenty of problems ahead.

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The Great Civil Society Choke-out

Around the world, governments are doing their best to strangle funding for the civilian groups that dare to challenge their power and hold them to account.

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Look Homeward, Democracy Promoter

Here’s why it’s time for U.S. democracy assistance to start doing some work at home.

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Egypt’s Silent Anniversary

An unprecedented crackdown has the country’s liberal activists reconsidering everything.

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Five Years Later, Tunisians Take to the Streets Again

In the new, democratic Tunisia, people are protesting again — and for the same reason as before.

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Obama Is Poland’s Only Hope

Europe's commitment to democracy is in crisis. Washington can help fix it.

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How Brazil Crowdsourced a Landmark Law

When the time came to draft an important new “Internet bill of rights,” Brazilians took matters into their own hands.

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