Challenges

August 21, 2015

More Americans than ever are disillusioned with the two major parties, according to a survey by the Pew Research Centre.

Statistics
October 28, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Glenn Savage argues think tanks are influencing education policy, and we often don't know who's funding them.

Opinion
December 3, 2015

The Director of the Centre for Social Research, Delhi, Ranjana Kumari, says gender discrimination is holding India back.

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Anthony Zurcher in a blog for the BBC reviews the burgeoning infuence of campaign finance in deciding the result of the 2014 US Congressional elections. 

Opinion
June 1, 2014

Richard Cooke from The Monthly unpacks the growing disconnect between citizens and political parties in Australia. 

Opinion
April 1, 2005

Bart Cammaerts from London School of Economics and Leo van Audenhove from Free University argue new forms of political participation are creating challenges for traditional forms of democracy. 

Academic
April 16, 2015

Lee Drutman from the New America Foundation looks beyond campaign contributions to the oversized, and less visible, power of corporate lobbying on policy making.

Opinion
February 10, 2015

Data compiled by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation shows how many leadership changes there have been since 2002.

Statistics
July 28, 2014

The triumph of spin over substance points to deep problems within our political system, writes Mark Triffitt from the University of Melbourne.

Opinion

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