Freedom at Issue:

Insights on the global struggle for democracy

June 2017

Paul Manafort. 

Arch Puddington

Easy money from dictatorships is leading U.S. consultants down a path of corruption and moral turpitude.

A new Freedom House report examines the Polish leadership’s brazen efforts to exert partisan control over the media in a lynchpin European democracy.

Matthew Schaaf

By stepping back from consultation with civil society groups, Ukrainian officials are sidelining a force that drove the 2014 revolution and subsequent democratic reforms.