Power 3.0 | Authoritarian Resurgence, Democratic Resilience

Power 3.0 | Authoritarian Resurgence, Democratic Resilience


Latest Episodes

Contextualizing China’s Corrosive Capital: A Conversation with Martin Hala
August 15, 2019

In this episode, featured guest Martin Hala discusses the impact of China's economic and political investments in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe, revealing these investments' surprising ability to influence and impact go...

China’s Technology-Enhanced Authoritarianism: A Conversation with Samantha Hoffman
June 27, 2019

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Samantha Hoffman discusses how China’s authorities, driven by a preemptive concern for managing state security, are employing new technologies to augment authoritarianism,

Social Media and Risks to Digital Freedom: A Conversation with Ronald J. Deibert
April 16, 2019

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Ronald J. Deibert discusses the dramatic shift in perceptions of social media, which principally have been seen as providing space for free expression, democratic mobilization,

Digital Authoritarianism: A Conversation with Alina Polyakova
March 26, 2019

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Alina Polyakova discusses how authoritarian regimes have bet big on technology—including social media manipulation as well as new applications of artificial intelligence—as a tool to control poli...

Curbing Authoritarian Influence in Europe: A Conversation with Andrea Kendall-Taylor
March 05, 2019

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Andrea Kendall-Taylor reflects on the shifting landscape for democratic governance in Europe and assesses the impact of Russia and China’s authoritarian influence as they converge with one anothe...

The Intersection of Globalization and Polarization: A Conversation with Moisés Naím
February 20, 2019

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Moisés Naím discusses how illiberal political actors and authoritarian regimes are leveraging the increasingly complex globalized information space to exploit societal cleavages created by politi...

Democracy and the Illiberal Temptation: A Conversation with Marc Plattner
February 05, 2019

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Marc F. Plattner discusses the convergence of interests between elected populist leaders and resurgent authoritarians and the ways these actors are exploiting the crisis of confidence in politica...

The Evolution of China’s Belt and Road: A Conversation with Nadège Rolland
January 08, 2019

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Nadège Rolland traces the trajectory of China’s Belt and Road Initiative since its launch in 2013, with a particular emphasis on understanding Beijing’s priorities and the underlying strategic ob...

New Frontiers in Digital Censorship: A Conversation with Glenn Tiffert
December 13, 2018

In this episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Glenn Tiffert explores how structural and technological shifts in the global information environment—enabled by algorithms, artificial intelligence, and private sector hosting services—are creati...

China and the Global Challenge to Democracy: A Conversation with Larry Diamond
December 03, 2018

In this inaugural episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Larry Diamond discusses the Chinese Communist Party’s range of influence and interference activities that target the public, civic, and social institutions of democracies,