Challenges

September 23, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Mark Triffitt asks how Malcolm Turnbull will deliver on his promise of a 21st Century government

Opinion
November 27, 2015

Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Tim Smith, questions whether democracy is still serving its citizens.

Opinion
February 9, 2015

The Melbourne School of Government's Helen Sullivan asks whether governments have the capacity to act when the public doesn't trust politicians and politics. 

Opinion
May 2, 2013

Citizen disconnect takes hold in major Western countries, according to report by international think-tank Transatlanic Academy.

Report
November 1, 2008

A review of Frank Vibert's book, Rise of the Unelected, which looks at the ever-expanding role of non-elected experts and technocrats in making major policy in liberal democracies. 

Academic
August 19, 2014

Alexander Becker from The Washington Post questions figures suggesting that spending on lobbyists is falling.

News
December 1, 2013

Harvard University's Peter Hall reviews the book Democratic Decline and Democratic Renewal by Ian Marsh and Raymond Miller.

Academic
May 8, 2015

David Runciman reflects in the London Review of Books on the 2015 UK national election result, saying majority governments are not tackling long-term problems.

Opinion
May 30, 2014

Thomas Edsell from Columbia University discusses some of the factors affecting political engagement in the US.

Opinion

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