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Election Watch for the Digital Age

"Election Watch for the Digital Age is a new research initiative investigating the interplay between digital platforms and election integrity — and confirming that the internet can be used to disrupt democracies as surely as it can destabilize dictatorships" (Freedom House 2021).

11 October 2021
Freedom House
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Twelve highlights from our 2020 research

These 12 charts distill some of the best research from the McKinsey Global Institute over the course of a year of shocks.

16 December 2020
McKinsey & Company
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America’s future of work

"As intelligent machines enter the workplace, some occupations are shrinking. At the same time, the economy is generating new jobs—although they may be different occupations in different locations. What does the future of work hold for places and people across the United States?" (McKinsey & Company, 2020).

11 October 2020
McKinsey & Company
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The 2019 Berggruen Governance Index

"The 2019 Berggruen Governance Index evaluates countries on the basis of their quality of political governance. To do this, the Index disaggregates governance into three key components: Quality of Democracy (Inputs), Quality of Government (Throughputs) and Quality of Life (Outputs)." (Berggruen Institute, 2019)

11 October 2019
Berggruen Institute
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Free Speech Unlimited

HRF’s Free Speech Unlimited project analyzes domestic legal systems from all world countries, and contrasts them with international law’s most strict and protective standards for the right to freedom of expression. It was designed with to help and civil society groups understand their country’s free speech regulations, and includes information on at least one important free speech case per country. (Human Rights Foundation, 2019)

11 August 2019
Human Rights Foundation
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What is a constitution

This infographic explains the definition of a constitution and the different types of constitutions. It also explains what a constitution can do, what it can include, and the role of constitutions in democracy, such as defining the shape of a state.

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What is a democracy

This infographic presents the definition and short history of the creation of democracy. It also explains the key principles of democracy: Popular Control and Political Equality, and the relevant criteria a system of government needs to meet in order to be considered a democracy.

Unlockdemocracy
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Democracy in Practice

This infographic explains how democracy is practiced in the UK. It presents clear and concise definitions of terms and models such as representative democracy, Westminster Model, devolution, etc. It also presents other models of democracy, such as direct, deliberative, and participatory.

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How to build a constitution

This infographic outlines the basic steps to building a constitution and presents important definitions and institutions involved in the work. It briefly describes the process of creating a constitution and includes examples of constitution building from different states, such as the USA, Germany, Ecuador and Chile.

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