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Heather Bastedo of Queen's University examines why youth voting rates in Canada are lower than in previous generations.
The IPU and the UN have produced the Global Parliamentary Report, a comprehensive look at the relations between parliaments and citizens.
Marian Sawer of Australian National University suggests quotas are needed in Australian politics to boost the low number of female parliamentarians.
Helen Dickinson, at the University of Melbourne, writes that declining citizen participation in political processes can have a profound impact on those with a chronic disability.
South Australia's Premier Jay Weatherill argues democracy isn't in crisis, but the public need to be more involved in solutions.
The University of Melbourne's Tamas Wells asks if the National League for Democracy's emphatic victory was a vote ‘for’ the NLD, or ‘against’ the ruling military government.
Former US Congress staffer Donald Wolfensberger points to arguments that policy gridlock shows democracy is working.
David Skelton argues in The New Statesman that rule of the people has been replaced by rule of technocrats.
The University of Melbourne's Sally Young argues the reasons Australians vote the way they do, or fail to vote at all, are becoming more complex.
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