Democracy Promotion Multimedia

Healthy Democracy

We discuss an Oregon initiative to improve the quantity and quality of civic participation in that state.

Wilson Forum - Human Trafficking and a Regional Look at the Post-Soviet World

William Pomeranz, Acting Director of the Kennan Institute, discusses political and economic trends in post-Soviet countries. Lauren McCarthy, research scholar with the Kennan Institute, discusses continuing problems with human trafficking and slave labor in the Russian Federation.

The Quarterly Report: Is Democracy Worth It?

We explore the latest issue of the Wilson Center’s flagship publication, the Wilson Quarterly with the help of its editor, Steve Lagerfeld and contributors Joshua Kucera and Steve McDonald. Also Robert Litwak discusses nuclear proliferation threats to United States and global security.

The Price of Freedom and Democracy: Bahrain and the Arab Spring

Nabeel Rajab, winner of the 2011 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award; Indrei Ratiu, director of the Ratiu Democracy Center

Democracy: Belarus and the Accidental Activist

Anatoli Mikhailov, rector of the European Humanities University and recipient of the 2007 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture award

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