Some scholars claim that conditions for civil violence in the U.S. are the worst since the 19th century. FFP Program Manager Charles Fiertz weighs in with some context @ABCaustralia.
This model forecast the US's current unrest a decade ago. It now says 'civil war'
"Is the US headed for another civil war? In a word, yes."
With mass protests against racial injustice, soaring unemployment, impeachment, concerns of voter disenfranchisement, and 130,000 people dead from COVID-19, can the US be called a failed state? FFP's Charles Fiertz says, “No,” in an interview with @VICE.
Is the U.S. a Failed State?
Indicators are bad, but decline isn’t predetermined.
FFP and @dcaf_business are pleased to present our research study and guidance toolkit on #VPSHR in-country implementation, with plenty of insights for business and human rights initiatives more broadly. https://t.co/EXRw1s4TFL
In 2005, #CotedIvoire ranked top of the #FragileStatesIndex. After recovering from two civil wars and implementing structural reforms, it is now one of the fastest growing economies in the world ... but work still needs to be done. https://t.co/eH6k8Ln0zA #FSI2020
#Libya is the most worsened country on the #FragileStatesIndex over the past decade, and its decline continued on #FSI2020. https://t.co/MqoYC2rhsO
What are the stories behind the countries ranked the highest on @fundforpeace’s Fragile State Index? Our report on the Fragile 15 explains:
The 2020 Fragile 15: Behind the FSI Rankings, Lives Upended
Data determines index rankings, but behind those numbers are lives. Here’s a look at life on the ground in 15 of the world’s most fragile ...
#Uzbekistan is the most improved country over the last 5 years of the #FragileStatesIndex. Human rights advances, economic restructuring, and gradual democratization have driven the Central Asian nation’s progress. https://t.co/BZWDOtdYma #FSI2020
After the deposing of Omar al-Bashir, #Sudan ranked as one of the most improved countries on #FSI2020, boosted by Sudanese women pushing for equality and structural reform in the country. https://t.co/59MMGhsJY3 #FragileStatesIndex
Rising nationalism, a weakened economy, and government crackdowns indicate an increasingly unstable social and political dynamic in #India, one of the most worsened countries in #FSI2020. https://t.co/MaVfB2wi7o #FragileStatesIndex
#Lebanon, scene of recent widespread protests and social unrest, saw the most significant worsening of economic indicators in #FSI2020. https://t.co/Audi9F8Lis #FragileStatesIndex
#BurkinaFaso witnessed one of its most violent years yet, with terrorism and poverty driving its rating as 4th most worsened country in #FSI2020. https://t.co/kPQweppL0y #FragileStatesIndex
How did #Brexit affect the U.K. in the #FragileStatesIndex? Political and social divisions saw the U.K. rank among the 10 most worsened countries on #FSI2020 for a second year in a row. https://t.co/VQrN19T4cO
ICYMI: The #FSI2020 virtual launch event is now available to watch again.
After years of notable improvement on the #FragileStatesIndex, a new wave of criminality and violence has imperiled the peace process in #Colombia and has seen a significant worsening in #FSI2020. https://t.co/q2BwzyyMtQ
FFP's @natehaken discusses underlying trends in the #FragileStatesIndex that demonstrate how democracies the world over are under pressure.
Looking for some relief from #COVID19 coverage? We explain why the pandemic is not covered in #FSI2020, as well as providing an overview of our global #FragileStatesIndex findings. https://t.co/PxtvnxoKQe
#Mozambique experienced two of the worst cyclones in modern history, insurgent attacks, and a tumultuous election. Its place as the 2nd most worsened country on the #FSI2020 highlights its vulnerability to event-driven risks. https://t.co/RsMxjE3Vz9
#Chile is the most worsened country on the 2020 #FragileStatesIndex. Protests over inequality highlighted deeper fissures and undermined the country’s stability. #FSI2020 https://t.co/Uo1FUBqWK3