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Read the article Democracy’s Digital Battlefront in Venezuela.
Oct 31, 2022

Democracy’s Digital Battlefront in Venezuela

By: Chris Walsh
Nicolás Maduro’s regime underscores how freedom of expression is a powerful tool in the generational struggle for liberty, write Chris Walsh, the Bush Institute’s Deputy Director of Freedom and Democracy, and Rodrigo Diamanti, a Venezuelan dissident who heads A World Without Censorship.
Read the article NexPoint Lecture -- Author Bill Browder on Russia.
Sep 23, 2022

NexPoint Lecture -- Author Bill Browder on Russia

Author and Russian corruption fighter Bill Browder joined the Bush Center for a special NexPoint Lecture edition of Engage at the Bush Center. In this conversation, he discussed his harrowing story exposing President Vladimir Putin’s corruption; the real situation on the ground in Russia; as well as the latest developments of the conflict in Ukraine.

Read the article Journalists are on the Front Line of Central America’s Fight for Democracy.
Mar 22, 2022

Journalists are on the Front Line of Central America’s Fight for Democracy

By: Jenny Villatoro
Threats and attacks against the press in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have been steadily escalating. Jenny Villatoro, Associate of the Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative, argues journalists must remain resolute in their work and committed to preserving their democracy.
Read the article How to Protect and Enhance Freedom of Expression.
Mar 22, 2022

How to Protect and Enhance Freedom of Expression

By: William McKenzie
In the seventh installment of Democracy Talks, Lindsay Lloyd, Bill McKenzie, and Chris Walsh look at freedom of expression in three ways: the rise of the internet as a vehicle for expression, the state of free speech on college campuses, and the challenges that face freedom of the press in the United States and elsewhere.

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