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June 1, 2003

The European Science Foundation outlines the benefits of putting digital technologies at the centre of democracy.

Report

A database by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance on how direct democracy initiatives are being used around the world. 

Statistics
April 1, 2005

Bart Cammaerts from London School of Economics and Leo van Audenhove from Free University argue new forms of political participation are creating challenges for traditional forms of democracy. 

Academic
June 1, 2002

Bruce Ackerman from Yale University and James Fishkin from Stanford University propose a future when special 'Deliberation Days' are set aside for citizens to reflect and debate on important policy issues in the lead up to an election.

Academic
January 26, 2015

A report by the UK Parliament on how to mesh democracy with the digital world outlines an ambitious plan to renew transparency and re-engage with citizens. 

Report
November 1, 2014

The Asia-Europe Foundation, the Hanns Seidel Foundation and International IDEA examine how citizen movements in Europe and Asia are emerging as alternatives to major political parties.

Report
May 21, 2014

Samuel Jones from the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance says the EU needs tougher rules on political donations if it is to regain citizen trust.

Opinion
March 1, 2012

A database published by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance examines and compares how political donations are regulated around the world.

Statistics
May 5, 2014

Eric Posner of the University of Chicago discusses the outdated and effectively broken process to change the US Constitution. 

Opinion

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