Are established democracies sliding back on democratic commitments?
A nation’s income level doesn’t always correlate to its freedom level.
Many young democracies with flawed institutions are struggling not to slide backward. Turkey has failed.
The country’s leader since 2003 has been adept at evading term limits or restarting the clock on them.
The country might be constitutionally backward on other fronts, but it is still a model on executive term limits.
Post-Mao term limits became important when China’s presidency took on the country’s lead role, but Xi Jinping is ending them.
Putin embarked on yet another re-election bid, making full use of his constitutional changes over the years.
Which world regions have the widest gender gaps and which are closing slowest?
Across five economic dimensions, women’s inclusion in recent years has been slower than in other areas of life.