Solutions

June 1, 2003

The European Science Foundation outlines the benefits of putting digital technologies at the centre of democracy.

Report
April 1, 2015

Nicholas Reece from the University of Melbourne examines Melbourne City Council's experiment in participatory budgeting.

Opinion
February 11, 2015

Former Premier of Western Australia Geoff Gallop suggests democracy is like a long distance runner with a heart condition.

Opinion
April 17, 2012

Marc Abrahams highlights in The Guardian how selecting elected representatives randomly rather than through political party systems could make democracies work better.

News
July 13, 2015

Former Victorian Premier John Brumby suggests some ways to 'fix' politics and its 'wicked' problems.

Opinion
September 13, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Nicholas Reece warns mainstream parties to beware of populist leadership contenders.
 

Opinion
November 25, 2015

The Dean of the Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, says Australian democracy needs more women in politics.

Opinion
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

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