populism

July 30, 2019

Media freedom around the world has faced a downward spiral over the last decade, says Freedom House's 2019 report. 

Rob Asghar on the recent meeting between Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Donald Trump at the White House.

CPD Assistant Director Stacy Ingber sits down with Andrew Cooper, Professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, to discuss the global rise of populism and how public diplomacy can adapt to the "Populist Challenge."

As right-wing populism has roiled elections and upended politics across the West, there is one country where populists have largely failed to break through: Canada. [...] Identity works differently in Canada. Both whites and nonwhites see Canadian identity as something that not only can accommodate outsiders, but is enhanced by the inclusion of many different kinds of people.

Universities nowadays often must fight for their independence on two fronts, against autocratic governments and private interests from without, and against the threat from within posed by fiefdoms of jargon and self-righteous coercion. But success ultimately depends on convincing fellow citizens that what may look like a battle for the privileged few is a battle for the benefit of all.

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