Solutions

April 17, 2012

Marc Abrahams highlights in The Guardian how selecting elected representatives randomly rather than through political party systems could make democracies work better.

News
July 13, 2015

Former Victorian Premier John Brumby suggests some ways to 'fix' politics and its 'wicked' problems.

Opinion
September 13, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Nicholas Reece warns mainstream parties to beware of populist leadership contenders.
 

Opinion
November 25, 2015

The Dean of the Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, says Australian democracy needs more women in politics.

Opinion
September 14, 2011

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. 

Report

Opensecrets.org provides a database on who donates, how much, and to which candidates or parties in the United States.

Statistics
December 1, 2013

Harvard University's Peter Hall reviews the book Democratic Decline and Democratic Renewal by Ian Marsh and Raymond Miller.

Academic
October 11, 2011

Thorvaldur Gylfason from the University of Iceland outlines how the island nation sought to reshape its Constitution and political system after the GFC.

Opinion
March 28, 2013

The UK Parliament needs to harness digital media to be a trusted source of political and policy information, according to a report by the Hansard Society.

Report

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