Challenges

May 30, 2014

Nancy Rosenblum of Harvard University calls for greater political imagination and sense of agency to address democracy's failings.

Academic
August 18, 2014

Diane Francis argues in The American Interest that the US should merge with if the two nations merge and adopt a single Canadian-style democracy.

Opinion
July 15, 2015

Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders and ABC Radio National host Jonathan Green in conversation about Australia's federal democracy.

Opinion
August 24, 2015

There's a risk that migrants are disenfranchised from their adopted political systems, argues the University of Birmingham's Jenny Phillimore.

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
November 30, 2015

Elected officials welcome ways to inject the voices of citizens into deliberative bodies, argues the ANU's Carolyn Hendriks.

Opinion
June 1, 2005

A study by Peter Mair for the University of California's Centre for the Study of Democracy shows that in Western European democracies key indicators of the system's health have dropped markedly since the 1990s. 

Academic
June 1, 2013

Micheal Teter from the University of Utah examines the implications of the policy gridlock that has hampered the past several US Congresses. 

Academic
March 1, 2001

Archon Fung from Harvard University and Erik Olin Wright from the University of Wisconsin highlight examples of participatory democracy in action.

Academic

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