Solutions

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

The Australian Government Lobbyist's Registry is the main way to track lobbying activities in Australia.

Report
April 11, 2013

Ian Marsh proposes in The Political Quarterly that the public would be better represented by the creation of new parliamentary committees.

Academic

A new social media tool called Countable allows US citizens to review government proposals and say whether they support it.

April 10, 2010

Bruce Williams from the University of Virginia examines whether the internet is a major threat to, or a potential saviour of, democracy.

Academic
July 14, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Mark Triffitt argues democracy is in crisis.

Opinion
September 23, 2015

John Freebairn and Miranda Stewart from the University of Melbourne argue reform is critical for a prosperous democracy.

Opinion
December 1, 2015

Professor Robyn Eckersley from the University of Melbourne argues the biggest collective action problem of all time could be tackled by deliberative democracy.

Opinion

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