Solutions

December 2, 2015

The Rt. Hon. Sir Simon Hughes argues the peace of the world may depend on curbing emissions.

Opinion
August 20, 1997

Former US Congressman Lee Hamilton ponders the pros and cons of using direct democracy to reinvigorate the American political system. 

Opinion

The EU's Transparency Registry provides information on lobbyists and lobbying activities in the European Parliament and Commission.

Statistics
April 1, 2013

Research by the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance examines the non-contestatory mode of deliberation used at an Australian 'Citizens' Parliament'.

Academic
November 6, 2013

Ivor Crewe from Oxford University concludes governments get policy wrong because they're disconnected from citizens and other key stakeholders. 

Opinion
October 14, 2013

Internet privacy activist Richard Stallman writes in Wired magazine that online surveillance by governments must be reined in if democracy is to survive.

Opinion
July 21, 2015

Australia should take lessons from the British experience and have a truly independent Speaker, argues Ryan Goss from the ANU.

Opinion
October 1, 2015

Bronwyn Bishop, former Speaker of Australia's House of Representatives, argues Parliament remains the bulwark for individual freedom

Opinion
December 8, 2015

'Outsiders' are needed for innovation, argue Lykke Ricard, Roskilde University, and Jenny Lewis, University of Melbourne.

Opinion

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