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November 2, 2015

Mark Chou, Catherine Hartung and Jean-Paul Gagnon argue that lowering the voting age to 16 is just one step in addressing the growing disconnect between politicians and young people.

Opinion
October 21, 2015

Professor Mark Considine, Dean of Arts, at the University of Melbourne argues it's time for a sustained evaluation of why confidence in democracy seems to be in decline.

Opinion
October 22, 2015

Melanie Sully, Director of the Policy and Research Institute for Go-Governance, sees the questioning of democracy as part of its renewal.

Opinion
October 12, 2015

Maxine McKew, Vice Chancellor's Fellow, University of Melbourne, argues the new Prime Minister may be able to restore faith in Australian democracy.

Opinion
October 15, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Tim Lynch says the Trans-Pacific Partnership will promote democracy through trade.

Opinion
October 12, 2015

EXPLAINER: The Melbourne Law School's Andrew Mitchell looks at the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal which will significantly effect the working of democracy.

October 11, 2015

John Keane of the University of Sydney considers whether the belief in the universality of ‘free and fair’ elections is a worn-out dogma that's urgently in need of replacement.

Opinion
September 14, 2015

George Washington University's Henry Farrell argues that Corbyn's rise reflects a broader problem with political parties.

Opinion
October 1, 2015

Peking University's Jian Zhang argues China is the only alternative model to Western democracy.

Opinion

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