Solutions

April 20, 2009

Lee Drutman from the New America Foundation argues that parliamentary systems consistently produce better outcomes than presidential ones.

Academic
December 11, 2014

Francesca Polletta, of the University of California, Irvine, argues the Internet has produced new understandings of equality, organisation and democracy.

Academic
April 10, 2015

The University of Michigan's Alex Halderman and Vanessa Teague of the University of Melbourne speak to Up Close Podcast about the challenges of electronic and internet voting. 

Academic
April 1, 2012

The IPU and the UN have produced the Global Parliamentary Report, a comprehensive look at the relations between parliaments and citizens.

Report
August 16, 2015

Are plebiscites more democratic than elected representatives making decisions for us? Democracy Renewal's James CahillLyn Carson of the New Democracy Foundation and QUT's Peter Black discuss on RN Sunday Extra.

Opinion
October 11, 2015

John Keane of the University of Sydney considers whether the belief in the universality of ‘free and fair’ elections is a worn-out dogma that's urgently in need of replacement.

Opinion
December 12, 2015

The Paris climate deal shows multilateralism can work, argues the University of Melbourne's Robyn Eckersley

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
March 16, 2015

Key thinkers from the Principled Societies Projects and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute propose some innovative ideas to upgrade democratic systems.

Opinion

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