Challenges

March 23, 2015

Tom Engelhardt from The Nation Institute makes the case that a new, and unwelcome, system of governance is being created in the United States.

Opinion
February 11, 2015

Former Premier of Western Australia Geoff Gallop suggests democracy is like a long distance runner with a heart condition.

Opinion
October 22, 2013

Evgeny Morozov argues in MIT Technology Review that governments gathering huge amounts of personal information is a major threat to democracy.

Opinion
June 5, 2013

Der Speigel's Mathieu von Rohr argues France is experiencing a democratic malaise due to a chronic lack of political leadership.

News
June 17, 2015

The Australian government's secrecy in the way it handles asylum-seekers is undermining its democratic accountability, writes Alex Reilly of the University of Adelaide.

Opinion
February 23, 2015

Janine O'Flynn of the University of Melbourne argues that the outsourcing of public services raises important questions about accountability, transparency and the role of government.

Opinion
September 23, 2015

John Freebairn and Miranda Stewart from the University of Melbourne argue reform is critical for a prosperous democracy.

Opinion
November 23, 2015

Myanmar's first free elections are an important step on the long road to democracy, writes Rebecca Devitt.

Opinion
February 23, 2015

The power of micro-parties in the Australian Senate is a symptom of an archaic system that needs to be updated, say Mark Triffitt and Travers McLeod from the University of Melbourne. 

Opinion

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