Digital Democracy Theory : The Studies
We came across a few Digital Democracy Theory studies with intriguing findings.
The Perils of the Data-Banded Revolution
An inquiry about digital technology has shown that it allows people to communicate more freely and brings the possibility of protesting against oppressive governments. However, this new form of communication also comes with its own risks, most notably with the rise of totalitarianism.
Democracy And Its Arcs - Astudy On Russia
A study about democracys arc from resurgent to imperiled. In Russias roll call of recent presidents, only Vladimir Putin had a lasting memory. He characterized himself as a returner to the Russian people, an adherent of the traditional Soviet ideal of using Marxism-Leninism theory and practice to guide Russiatrue course in the early 21st century. Putins watch marked the end of an era in Russian political history: a period in which democracy had erupted, flourished, and then crashed back into abeyance. Since Putin came to power in 1999, Russians laws and institutions have been reversed or outsourced, while media outlets have become state-controlleddominated thugs that commonplace propaganda against political rivals has convinced many Russians support. Judicial independence critical during Yeltsin years has been revoked; businessman Dmitry Medvedev was appointed president for life before becoming prime minister; parliamentary elections called after Putin took office were rigged in his favor; and state-controlled energy resources have ledernesses such as industrial production and economic growth since 2000. The driver of democracys decline has been classic Russian authoritarianism: comprehensive control over all aspects of social life by an autocrat with no equal whether it be the police or the.
The Journal of International Studies in 2017: An Explosive Year
A journal about the journal and its current state can lead to one of several conclusions. First, the journal has undergone majorRebuilding after a major fire in early 2017 has resulted in new Editor-in-Chiefs, a stronger editorial board, and increased attention to design and production. Second, the editorials reflect a more critical eye towards neoliberal policies and their impact on democracy an important thrust of the journals editorial board since its inception. Finally, with online content available at no cost, the journal is growing increasinglyodiplomatic engagement with areas beyond traditional international journalism.
The rise of digital repression: a looming challenge to democracy
A review about the increasing threat of digital repression A growing number of countries are experiencing the return of digital repression, a form of government control over the internet that is becoming more common and aggressive. As this control creep becomes more prevalent, it poses a significant challenge to democracy worldwide. In this article, we explore some of the reasons behind this increased repression and how it threatens developmental progress.
Facebook Guilty of Lies in Russian Intervention Study
A paper about Facebook reveals that the company was not truthful when it came to disclosing Russian interference on their platform. The study also revealed that Facebook was aware of such activity and failed to do anything about it. This reveals how important democracy is in the digital age.