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May 21, 2015

Andy Williamson from Democracy Space reflects on the influence of social media on the 2015 UK election campaign.

Opinion
July 14, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Mark Triffitt argues democracy is in crisis.

Opinion
May 30, 2014

Robert Kaiser, formerly of the Washington Post, argues the US Congress is 'helpless and hopeless'.

Opinion
September 1, 2011

Mathias Koenig-Archibugi from the London School of Economics and Political Science asks whether global democracy is feasible.

Academic
October 22, 2013

Evgeny Morozov argues in MIT Technology Review that governments gathering huge amounts of personal information is a major threat to democracy.

Opinion
January 1, 2015

Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way argue in the Journal of Democracy that democracy is not in retreat.

Academic
June 17, 2015

The Australian government's secrecy in the way it handles asylum-seekers is undermining its democratic accountability, writes Alex Reilly of the University of Adelaide.

Opinion

Figures compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union show many new democracies are electing a higher percentage of women than Western democracies.

Statistics
April 30, 2014

The UK’s Hansard Society finds the vast majority of British voters don't believe they can influence politics and think the behaviour of politicians is declining.

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