global

May 10, 2015

Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, founder of democracy think-tank newDemocracy, writes in The Sydney Morning Herald that democracy needs to revamp itself by rediscovering the collaborative 'power of the people'.

Opinion

The Building Global Democracy Programme is a resource run by academics, politicians and activists with information and research on global democracy and how to make it happen.

Academic
December 7, 2015

As regional elections unfold in France, eminent thinkers and practitioners at the 'Democracy in Transition'  consider democracy and terrorism.

Opinion
March 1, 2012

A database published by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance examines and compares how political donations are regulated around the world.

Statistics
April 11, 2013

Ian Marsh proposes in The Political Quarterly that the public would be better represented by the creation of new parliamentary committees.

Academic
October 22, 2013

Evgeny Morozov argues in MIT Technology Review that governments gathering huge amounts of personal information is a major threat to democracy.

Opinion
January 18, 2008

Research in the American Journal of Political Science finds that rising inequality decreases political engagement by less affluent citizens.

Academic
December 1, 2015

Professor Robyn Eckersley from the University of Melbourne argues the biggest collective action problem of all time could be tackled by deliberative democracy.

Opinion
June 1, 2002

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.

Academic

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