Solutions

December 18, 2014

A report by the UK's Electoral Reform Society argues that political parties need to modernise their structures, become less elitist and engage more proactively with citizens.

Report
February 28, 2013

A citizen-driven, wiki-style collaboration exercise underpinned a major rewrite of Alberta’s social policy and programs which was then funded to the tune of $1 billion by the Canadian province’s government.

Report
June 5, 2011

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

Opinion
August 20, 2015

How best to reform federalism and improve education? Bronwyn Hinz from the Melbourne School of Government canvasses some options.

Opinion
October 28, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Glenn Savage argues think tanks are influencing education policy, and we often don't know who's funding them.

Opinion
November 1, 2014

The Asia-Europe Foundation, the Hanns Seidel Foundation and International IDEA examine how citizen movements in Europe and Asia are emerging as alternatives to major political parties.

Report
May 16, 2007

Alison Kadlek and Will Freidman from Public Agenda examine the main criticisms of deliberative democracy as an alternative to traditional democracy and suggests potential solutions.

Academic
December 30, 2012

Boise State University's Brian Wampler reflects on the core principles and potential impacts of participatory budgeting.

Academic
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

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