Challenges

December 15, 2008

Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson makes a case for why lobbyists benefit democracy.

Opinion
January 1, 2015

Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way argue in the Journal of Democracy that democracy is not in retreat.

Academic
November 6, 2013

Ivor Crewe from Oxford University concludes governments get policy wrong because they're disconnected from citizens and other key stakeholders. 

Opinion
May 21, 2015

Andy Williamson from Democracy Space reflects on the influence of social media on the 2015 UK election campaign.

Opinion
May 31, 2015

George Williams of the University of New South Wales suggests lowering the voting age would better shape the long-term direction of the nation.

Opinion
July 22, 2015

Former Deputy Mayor of Brisbane David Hinchliffe has some advice for improving democracy.

Opinion
August 20, 2015

How best to reform federalism and improve education? Bronwyn Hinz from the Melbourne School of Government canvasses some options.

Opinion
October 29, 2015

Erika Feller, Former Assistant High Commissioner of the UNHCR, argues mass migration will be a significant litmus test of the strength and resilience of our democratic systems. 

Opinion
December 2, 2015

The Rt. Hon. Sir Simon Hughes argues the peace of the world may depend on curbing emissions.

Opinion

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