Solutions

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
June 25, 2015

The City of Melbourne, members of its People's Panel, and others, discuss how they helped form a $5 billion financial plan.

Opinion
September 17, 2015

The breakdown of traditional divisions between public and private spheres creates new demands, but also new opportunities, writes Helen Sullivan of the Melbourne School of Government.

Opinion
November 30, 2015

Elected officials welcome ways to inject the voices of citizens into deliberative bodies, argues the ANU's Carolyn Hendriks.

Opinion
February 15, 2013

David Farrell from University College, Dublin offers a more upbeat assessment of 21st century liberal democracy, saying it is showing signs of adapting to new realities. 

Academic

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