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May 20, 2015

Sydney University's John Keane argues parliamentary democracy is drifting back to 18th Century models.

Opinion
June 5, 2011

Lyn Carson of the New Democracy Foundation discusses deliberative democracy and solving wicked problems such as climate change.

Opinion
November 2, 2015

Mark Chou, Catherine Hartung and Jean-Paul Gagnon argue that lowering the voting age to 16 is just one step in addressing the growing disconnect between politicians and young people.

Opinion
January 1, 2015

The Journal of Democracy devotes an entire issue to examining the decline of democracy throughout the world. Co-founding editor Marc Plattner summarises the arguments. 

Academic
January 1, 2015

Francis Fukuyama from Stanford University argues that the recent 'democratic recession' can be traced to the lack of sufficient state capacity in many democracies across the globe.

Academic
April 23, 2015

Benjamin Moffitt of Stockholm University examines the rise of left-wing populism in Europe and argues that populism has both democratic and anti-democratic tendencies.

Opinion
December 1, 1999

Ever heard of the World Commission on Dams or the Roll Back Malaria initiative? This article in Foreign Policy highlights how complex challenges are being tackled.

Academic
November 16, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Denis Dragovic argues governments should consider any military response to the Paris attacks carefully.

Opinion
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

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