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Research in the American Journal of Political Science finds that rising inequality decreases political engagement by less affluent citizens.
Professor Robyn Eckersley from the University of Melbourne argues the biggest collective action problem of all time could be tackled by deliberative democracy.
Bruce Ackerman from Yale University and James Fishkin from Stanford University propose a future when special 'Deliberation Days' are set aside for citizens to reflect and debate on important policy issues in the lead up to an election.
Larry Diamond from Stanford University analyses the 'democratic recession' over the last decade.
Democracy think-tank newDemocracy highlights a range of potential options for new fora that renew and enhance citizen engagement.
Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.
The Rt. Hon. Sir Simon Hughes argues the peace of the world may depend on curbing emissions.
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.
Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way argue in the Journal of Democracy that democracy is not in retreat.
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