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Former Premier of Western Australia Geoff Gallop suggests democracy is like a long distance runner with a heart condition.
Marc Abrahams highlights in The Guardian how selecting elected representatives randomly rather than through political party systems could make democracies work better.
Former Victorian Premier John Brumby suggests some ways to 'fix' politics and its 'wicked' problems.
The University of Melbourne's Nicholas Reece warns mainstream parties to beware of populist leadership contenders.
The Dean of the Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, says Australian democracy needs more women in politics.
In a report by Canadian democracy think-tank Samara, outgoing politicians in Canada say democracy can be improved if elected representatives find new ways to engage with citizens.
Opensecrets.org provides a database on who donates, how much, and to which candidates or parties in the United States.
Harvard University's Peter Hall reviews the book Democratic Decline and Democratic Renewal by Ian Marsh and Raymond Miller.
Thorvaldur Gylfason from the University of Iceland outlines how the island nation sought to reshape its Constitution and political system after the GFC.
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