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John Freebairn and Miranda Stewart from the University of Melbourne argue reform is critical for a prosperous democracy.
The failure to embrace contemporary methods of communication is a significant problem for politicians, writes the University of South Australia's Collette Snowden.
A review of Frank Vibert's book, Rise of the Unelected, which looks at the ever-expanding role of non-elected experts and technocrats in making major policy in liberal democracies.
The Greek people have voted, saying a resounding 'No' to the terms of the bailout deal offered by their international creditors. Experts from various universities give their thoughts on what it all means.
Former Deputy Mayor of Brisbane David Hinchliffe has some advice for improving democracy.
Jun, a municipality located in the province of Granada, Spain, is pioneering Twitter as a way of administering its public services.
Marian Sawer of Australian National University suggests quotas are needed in Australian politics to boost the low number of female parliamentarians.
Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.
There's a risk that migrants are disenfranchised from their adopted political systems, argues the University of Birmingham's Jenny Phillimore.
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