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Christian Caryl: The US Constitution Needs a Makeover

Friday, 11 November 2016

The 2016 US election shows that it’s time to start a national conversation about fundamental political reform, writes Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow (Democracy Lab)


President Duterte’s Crazy Drug War Is Just the Beginning

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

The Philippines’ new strongman is eating away at the foundations of democracy. Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow asks—can anyone stop him? (Democracy Lab)


We’ve Got to Face It: Trump Is Riding a Global Trend

Monday, 26 September 2016

If Hillary Clinton wants to win, she needs to confront the rise of fear-driven politics, writes Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow.


Tunisia: In Sun and Shadow—A Special Report

Monday, 8 August 2016

It's the country often billed as the sole success story of the Arab Spring—but five years on, the reality is far more fraught. This week, Democracy Lab—a Legatum Institute project with Foreign Policy magazine—has launched a series of case studies that look at why Tunisians are still struggling to make sense of their revolution.


Why Insurgency Is Fun

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

The status quo in the Western democracies is under attack—and its defenders are looking more listless by the hour, writes Christian Caryl, Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and editor of Democracy Lab.


A Conversation with Nobel Prize-Winner, Angus Deaton

Saturday, 27 February 2016

The Legatum Institute was honoured to host Nobel Prize-winner and renowned economist, Professor Angus Deaton, as part of a meeting in Washington, DC with Prosperity Index advisors to discuss wealth creation and the many other drivers of prosperity.


How to Stop Corruption—with Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Thursday, 4 February 2016

In a discussion of her new book, The Quest for Good Governance: How Societies Develop Control of Corruption, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi explored how societies can control corruption and achieve good governance.


From the Blank Page to the Byline: How to Get Published

Monday, 1 February 2016

Christian Caryl, Editor of Democracy Lab— the Legatum Institute’s online venture with Foreign Policy magazine—and author of Strange Rebels, led the inaugural 1675 Club Masterclass.


Realists, Beware of Russians Making Deals

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Vladimir Putin just wants to make a deal with the West on Syria. What could be the harm in that? Christian Caryl's latest for Democracy Lab


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.


Fixing the Fight Against Corruption

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Christian Caryl, Legatum Institute Senior Fellow and Managing Editor of Democracy Lab, moderated a panel that explained why a focus on ‘ideas that work’ is the route to tackling global corruption.


Burma’s Moment of Truth

Monday, 27 July 2015

Burma's nascent democracy is in deep trouble—and it's time for the US to get off the fence, writes Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow.


The Data Sleuths of San José

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

How three scrappy Costa Rican reporters used the power of data to bring down a system of sleaze—Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow, delivers the first case study in a new Transitions Forum series titled, Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work.


Rising to the Challenge: Mexico’s Push for Deeper Reform

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Hosted at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC, Carlos Elizondo examined the politics behind Mexico’s reform agenda and shared his insights on the way forward.


Political Animal

Friday, 17 April 2015

Do poets have political responsibilities? Should novelists see themselves as defenders of democracy?


Singaporeans Mourn Death of their Country's Founder

Monday, 23 March 2015

Democracy Lab editor, Christian Caryl, hails the leadership of the late Singaporean leader, Mr Lee Kuan Yew (Al Jazeera)


Southeast Asia's Democracy Downer

Monday, 23 March 2015

And you thought the Arab Spring was disappointing.


Let There Be Speech: Can Rwanda Reform Itself?

Monday, 17 November 2014

The Legatum Institute launched a new-case study 'Let There Be Speech: Reforming the Media in Rwanda' examining the media reforms made by that country’s leaders from 2010 onwards.


Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Author, veteran journalist and 'Democracy Lab' Editor, Christian Caryl, discussed his new book which shows how the world we live in today—and the problems that plague it—began to take shape in the pivotal year of 1979.


Democracy Lab Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Friday, 1 February 2013

Editor Christian Caryl reviews the first twelve months in the Legatum Institute-Foreign Policy joint venture.