IDEA on Canada Opposition International focuses on the regions and countries where opposition parties face systemic pressures including surveillance, censorship, banning, and imprisonment. Canada stands out as among best countries in which the Official Opposition may operate. The blog here sourced from IDEA, a pre-eminent democracy organization, covers Canada and the recent invoking of the Emergency Act […]

Democracy Is Open to Comment East/West and North/South. So, How Does Keir Starmer Rate as a UK Opposition Leader?

Preface Democratic support is seen as a subset of development aid. Thus one might expect that Opposition International would focus solely on democracy-conflicted states. OI explicitly rejects that dualism of us (developed) and them (developing) when it comes to democracy. Authoritarian regimes and dictators, strong today, remain caged within the democratic continuum. A change is […]