Solutions

May 2, 2013

Citizen disconnect takes hold in major Western countries, according to report by international think-tank Transatlanic Academy.

Report

A database by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance on how direct democracy initiatives are being used around the world. 

Statistics
April 21, 2015

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.

Academic
May 11, 2015

A report from the University of Canberra concludes Australian democracy is ill, but not terminal.

Report
March 30, 2009

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.

Academic
June 10, 2015

Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.

Opinion
September 15, 2015

Former Howard Government Minister, David Kemp, argues there's a big ideas gap in current political life.

Opinion
November 27, 2015

Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Tim Smith, questions whether democracy is still serving its citizens.

Opinion
February 9, 2015

The failure to embrace contemporary methods of communication is a significant problem for politicians, writes the University of South Australia's Collette Snowden.

Opinion

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