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January 1, 2012

Georgetown University's Charles Kupchan argues that globalisation is the root cause of a crisis of governance in the US, Europe and Japan.

August 20, 2015

How best to reform federalism and improve education? Bronwyn Hinz from the Melbourne School of Government canvasses some options.

August 19, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Bart Klem asks whether Sri Lanka's democracy can address ethnic antagonism.

April 1, 2015

Robyn Eckersley of the University of Melbourne argues that the Anthropocene, an epoch of human-driven planetary change, should prompt us to address the lack of democratic accountability in the area of ecology and environmental protection. 

July 1, 2013

A review of Deliberative Systems: Deliberative Democracy at the Large Scale, an edited volume on how deliberative democracy could be expanded.

August 15, 2015

Australian democracy is being starved of oxygen argues the co-author of 'Governomics', Miriam Lyons.

September 1, 2015

Member for Fairfax, Clive Palmer, asks if career politicians are really able to represent the interests of their constituents.

July 2, 2015

VIDEO: A comedy debate about the fact and fiction of working in the Australian government.

July 13, 2015

Former Victorian Premier John Brumby suggests some ways to 'fix' politics and its 'wicked' problems.