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Factual Entertainment: How to Make Media Literacy Popular

Thursday, 11 August 2016

As part of the 'Beyond Propaganda' series, Factual Entertainment examines the importance of "Media Literacy" as a tool for countering information wars, lies, and hate speech. With a special focus on the Middle East and Ukraine, author Paul Copeland demonstrates how mainstream entertainment television and online products can be used to teach audiences the difference between accurate, informational reporting—and manipulative propaganda.

Commentary

Britain’s Decision to Leave the EU is a Warning to America

Friday, 24 June 2016

The vote means important economic, political and social problems across Europe will not be addressed, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)

Commentary

Orlando, Jo Cox and the Deadly Ideas that Shape Our World

Friday, 17 June 2016

Over the past week, two men have committed murder in highly charged circumstances. Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute, asks whether the killers’ actions are the result of personality disorders, political motivation, or both? (Washington Post)

Commentary

After Brussels, the West Must Reject Dangerous Isolationism

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

The sense of Western unity inspired by terror attacks—and felt as recently as Paris—is gone, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute, in her latest Washington Post column.

Events

An Update on Libya with British Ambassador Peter Millett

Monday, 8 February 2016

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Foreign Affairs, with the help of the Legatum Institute, hosted a meeting at the House of Lords with Peter Millett, British Ambassador to Libya, to discuss recent developments in the country.

Commentary

How Strong Are the UK’s Social Defences Against ISIS?

Thursday, 14 January 2016

If it really wants to win this war, the Government must ensure it provides support for vulnerable individuals, argues Abigail Watson, Research Intern at the Legatum Institute (ConservativeHome)

Commentary

Brave New War

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

A new form of conflict emerged in 2015—from the Islamic State to the South China Sea, writes Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum (The Atlantic)

Publications

Cyber Propaganda: From how to start a revolution to how to beat ISIS

Monday, 23 November 2015

The latest 'Beyond Propaganda' report examines how the internet has transformed disinformation and propaganda—from “reverse trolling" by authoritarian governments, to spreading dissident messages in Ukraine during the Euromaidan Revolution.

Events

How to Stop ISIS and Defeat the Global Conspiracy

Monday, 23 November 2015

As part of its “Beyond Propaganda” series, the Legatum Institute hosted two panel discussions that offered an analysis of the threat to democracy posed by the internet and conspiracies—particularly when used by extremist groups such as ISIS.

Commentary

Beating the Islamist Propagandists

Thursday, 19 November 2015

The counter-message has to be nimbler, smarter and sharper than it is now, writes the Legatum Institute's Peter Pomerantsev and Georgia State University's Charlie Winter (Politico)

Commentary

Regaining Control in An Unsettled Europe

Saturday, 14 November 2015

In the wake of Friday's attacks in Paris, Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum, explains why extremists must not be allowed to capitalise on Europe's insecurity (Washington Post)

Events

2015 Conservative Party Conference: Securing Prosperity in an Uncertain World

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Tim Montgomerie moderated a discussion with Johnny Mercer MP, Legatum Institute Senior Fellow Peter Pomerantsev, and Ian Betts of G4S on the biggest threats to Britain’s security.  

Events

International Security Debate: Russia Poses a Greater Threat to Europe than ISIS

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Young leaders, professionals, and thinkers gathered at 11 Charles Street to debate future threats to Europe in the latest meeting of the 1675 Club. The motion for the evening was whether Russia poses a greater threat to Europe than the Islamic State.

Events

21st Century Information War: How Should NATO and Democratic Governments Respond?

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

As part of its 'Beyond Propaganda' series, the Legatum Institute hosted a panel discussion, chaired by Peter Pomerantsev, to launch a collection of papers that look at how 21st century warfare is changing and what can be done to react to information warfare.

Events

Counter Propaganda Past and Present: From the Reformation to Putin’s Russia

Friday, 24 July 2015

What can history teach us about counter propaganda? Nicholas J. Cull, Professor of Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California, launched his paper for the Legatum Institute, Counter Propaganda: Cases from US Public Diplomacy and Beyond.

Events

The New Authoritarians: Ruling Through Disinformation

Monday, 22 June 2015

Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow to the Transitions Forum, moderated a discussion on how neo-authoritarian and “hybrid” regimes have become more sophisticated in their use of propaganda, as he launched the Beyond Propaganda series with the publication of its first report, The New Authoritarians: Ruling through Disinformation.


Commentary

Islamic State Social Policies Aren’t Exactly a Hit With Libyans

Friday, 5 June 2015

Why Libyans under Islamic State rule aren't taking to child brides and gender segregation, writes Mohamed Eljarh for Democracy Lab.

Events

Blueprint for Revolution

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Self-confessed “rock kid who turned to a life of activism”, Srdja Popovic, led a roundtable discussion at the Legatum Institute on how nonviolent movements can bring about democratic transitions and revolutions.

Commentary

Today, Tunisia Is Tested

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

 

Events

Theresa May MP for Women2Win

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

The Legatum Institute was delighted to host Theresa May, the Home Secretary, and the Women2Win campaign group for their "First-Time Fighters and 40/40 Seats" fundraiser event.