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Reuters: Why Democracy Will Win

(This originally appeared as “Why Democracy Will Win” on the Reuters Commentary Wire.) The Day of Rage in Saudi Arabia was a tepid affair, and Libyan rebels have suffered strategic losses. Only two months ago, popular uprisings in Tunisia inspired Egyptians and others to take to the streets to demand political […]

In The News

The Atlantic: The Modern Recipe for Democracy

Chart of the Day: http://www.theatlantic.com/daily-dish/archive/2011/03/chart-of-the-day/174002/

In The News / Interviewed

NBC News: How The Internet Brought Down a Dictator

Interviewed by NBC http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/technolog/how-internet-brought-down-dictator-125222

Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
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Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Around the developing world, political leaders face a dilemma: the very information and communication technologies that boost economic fortunes also undermine power structures. Globally, one in ten internet users is a Muslim living in a populous Muslim community. In these countries, young people are developing their political identities—including a transnational […]