Written by Kharis Templeman. These are all signs of what political scientists call party system institutionalisation (PSI)—the degree to which interactions among significant political parties, including the issues they advocate for, their membership and bases of support, and the shares of the vote each wins, are stable across multiple election cycles. Is PSI good for democracy? In general: yes.
Written by Gerald Chan. In her maiden policy address on 11 October 2017, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special