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Objective 1: Political parties contest power democratically, Objective 2: Civil society facilitates democratic political participation, Objective 3: Independent journalists and media outlets facilitate the democratic exchange of ideas and information, Objective 4: Citizens advance democratic principles and processes, Objective 5: Government institutions are guided by citizen priorities, Objective 6: Democratic actors and institutions adapt to emerging opportunities and challenges to democracy,

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future