While some signs point toward a brighter future, the new uncertainty introduced by Brexit, demographic changes, and potential new political parties render Northern Ireland’s democracy nothing more than a work in progress.
Iceland's Minister of Justice just barely survived a vote of no confidence in Parliament, but her illegal actions suggest that executive actors might be able to afford to test the limits of institutional checks.
Italy's president will meet with the new parliament later this month to come to a consensus about a new prime minister.
Battling economic hardships and an increase in immigration the citizens of Greece welcome populism.
If democracy is to remain strong we cannot ignore the warning signs of its erosion.
The right-wing populist party of Germany has been gaining traction via social media in the last few years.
The 2018 Italian elections have shown a rise in populism and, as a result, a decline in democracy.
Fears of populism loom as Austrians commemorate the 80th anniversary of Hitler's annexation of their country.
The Kingdom of Spain's recent actions against Catalonia has led to a suppression of democratic rights and is in violation with the fundamental rights of humanity.
The Polish government has made many decisions that have led up to the EU's ultimatum to toss Poland out if it does not enact reform.