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What Kind of Transition? Burma’s New Government and Directions for the Future

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Richard Cockett, former South East Asia Editor for The Economist, gave his insights into the prospects for Burma’s new government and discussed his book, 'Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma'.

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Burma's Painful Democratic Rebirth

Thursday, 4 February 2016

For the first time in five decades, a democratic government is taking power in Burma. But there are plenty of problems ahead, writes Min Zin, Legatum Fellow (Democracy Lab)

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Burma’s Moment of Truth

Monday, 27 July 2015

Burma's nascent democracy is in deep trouble—and it's time for the US to get off the fence, writes Christian Caryl, editor of Democracy Lab and Legatum Institute Senior Fellow.

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Where's Aung San Suu Kyi When Burma Needs Her?

Monday, 8 June 2015

It's time for Aung San Suu Kyi to stand up for her country's persecuted Rohingya minority, writes Nafees Syed for Democracy Lab.


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Burma’s Transition: Moving Forward or Stepping Back?

Friday, 24 April 2015

As Burma gears up for a general election later this year, Min Zin, Legatum Fellow and Democracy Lab blogger, discussed the country's democratic progress at a Legatum Institute breakfast.

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Burma’s Revolution From Below

Monday, 20 April 2015

In the streets, paths, and paddy fields of hundreds of Burmese towns and villages, thousands of protesters are mobilising, in creative and often radical ways, for everything from constitutional change, to educational liberalisation, to improved labor standards, to fair energy prices.

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Southeast Asia's Democracy Downer

Monday, 23 March 2015

And you thought the Arab Spring was disappointing.

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The Role of Economics in Democratic Transitions: The Case of Burma

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

As part of the Legatum Institute's Transitions Lecture Series with the National Endowment for Democracy and World Affairs, former FT journalist and Bangkok-based scholar Gwen Robinson discussed the case of Burma, where the political transition and economic reconstruction are closely entwined.