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The New York Times reviews how and why 2014 mid-term elections in the US resulted in the lowest voter turnout in seven decades.
The Journal of Democracy devotes an entire issue to examining the decline of democracy throughout the world. Co-founding editor Marc Plattner summarises the arguments.
The Australian Government Lobbyist's Registry is the main way to track lobbying activities in Australia.
William Scheurerman from the University of Illinois highlights how liberal democracy struggles to keep pace with the current need for rapid decision-making.
Ahead of the British General Election in May 2015, the Church of England argues British democracy is failing.
Harvard University's Peter Hall searches for the source of the recent widespread doubts about the capabilities of representative government.
Figures compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union show many new democracies are electing a higher percentage of women than Western democracies.
Charles Lane of the Washington Post highlights research that shows more frequent elections reduces voter turnout.
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.
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