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Reforming campaign finance and tightening lobbying rules are a few of the ideas being suggested to renew transparency in decision-making and restore trust in democracy.
The Pew Research Centre highlights how the political opinion and activity among Americans is increasingly being channeled through social media.
Internet privacy activist Richard Stallman writes in Wired magazine that online surveillance by governments must be reined in if democracy is to survive.
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance presents detailed voter turnout figures in democracies since 1945.
Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.
A database published by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance examines and compares how political donations are regulated around the world.
The University of Melbourne's Mark Triffitt argues democracy is in crisis.
Samuel Jones from the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance says the EU needs tougher rules on political donations if it is to regain citizen trust.
Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders and ABC Radio National host Jonathan Green in conversation about Australia's federal democracy.
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.
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