Library of democratic content

Our curated library is packed full of knowledge, know-how and best practices in the fields of democracy and culture.

Read the latest on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and other critical world events in our library of democratic content.  Gathered from trusted international sources, the curated library brings you a rich resource of articles, opinion pieces and more on democracy and culture to keep you updated.



Search filters

Cooperative Cooperation is Possible Between China and the U.S.

Regarding China and the U.S., “each side must accurately assess the other’s intentions. China does not want to replace U.S. dominance in the world. Nor does China need to worry about the United States changing China’s would be a tragedy...if two countries of such power moved toward confrontation” (Fu Ying, 2020).

24 November 2020
Fu Ying

International Institutions Still Matter to the US

“With less preponderance and facing a more complex world, the United States must exercise power with as well as over others, and use its soft power to attract their cooperation. To do that, the US will have to rediscover the importance of the institutions Donald Trump's administration abandoned” (Joseph S. Nye, Jr., 2020).

9 November 2020
Joseph R. Nye
Project Syndicate

How Trump Lowered America’s Standing in the World

“The values of liberty, democracy, freedom of expression and the rule of law for which the United States has stood, albeit with conspicuous failings, over the postwar decades have been abandoned….the United States has become a values-free international actor under a president who has led a values-free life” (Roger Cohen, 2020).

29 October 2020
Roger Cohen

How America Escapes Its Conspiracy Theory Crisis

“​​Since entering politics, Trump has trafficked in conspiracy theories for political gain. Where other conspiracy theorists might demonize racial or religious groups, however, he focuses on the government he leads. Through social media and the bully pulpit, he has persuaded many Americans to take the same view” (David Rohde, 2020).

29 October 2020
David Rohde
The New Yorker
Search filters

This site links to both original content and third-party content not owned by the Democracy & Culture Foundation, for which the foundation is not liable or responsible.