Tagged: Civil Society

Art and the Arab Awakening

Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.

Fighting Finance from Below

Since the crash of 2008, writes guest columnist Sarah Anderson, global justice activists have begun to make progress in reining in the excesses of the financial industry.

Engaging Islam

Should the United States emphasize democracy or humanist religious traditions in its approach to global Islam? FPIF's Najum Mushtaq and Abdeslam Maghraoui of the U.S. Institute of Peace offer two different answers.

The Crisis of Multilateralism

On the eve of their summit in Singapore, the World Bank and IMF are in serious trouble, from a democratic deficit to a serious economic shortfall. Columnist Walden Bello writes about the event he was banned from attending.