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The power of micro-parties in the Australian Senate is a symptom of an archaic system that needs to be updated, say Mark Triffitt and Travers McLeod from the University of Melbourne.
A report by the UK Parliament on how to mesh democracy with the digital world outlines an ambitious plan to renew transparency and re-engage with citizens.
Lynn Sanders from the University of Chicago argues that deliberative democracy may lead to ‘anti-democratic’ outcomes.
Ernesto Ganuza and Gianpaolo Biaocchi argue in the Journal of Public Deliberation that participatory budgeting has become part of good governance.
Democracy think-tank newDemocracy highlights a range of potential options for new fora that renew and enhance citizen engagement.
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.
Book extract: Andrew Leigh, the Assistant Federal Shadow Treasurer and Member for Fraser, shows how luck can change the course of political events.
Is democracy in crisis? Democracy Renewal's Cathy Harper and James Cahill consider evidence in the Australian Journal of Public Administration.
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.
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