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Citizen disconnect takes hold in major Western countries, according to report by international think-tank Transatlanic Academy.
A database by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance on how direct democracy initiatives are being used around the world.
Research by Simon Hix of the London School of Economics has led to changes in how European Parliament members are chosen, their votes recorded, and has impacted the debate on how the President of the European Commission is chosen.
A report from the University of Canberra concludes Australian democracy is ill, but not terminal.
Harvard University’s Berkman Centre for Internet and Society reviews the potential of three types of e-democracy, including electronic voting and candidate-voter matching.
Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.
Former Howard Government Minister, David Kemp, argues there's a big ideas gap in current political life.
Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Tim Smith, questions whether democracy is still serving its citizens.
The failure to embrace contemporary methods of communication is a significant problem for politicians, writes the University of South Australia's Collette Snowden.
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