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The Pew Research Centre highlights how the political opinion and activity among Americans is increasingly being channeled through social media.
A report from the University of Canberra concludes Australian democracy is ill, but not terminal.
Professor Mark Considine, Dean of Arts, at the University of Melbourne argues it's time for a sustained evaluation of why confidence in democracy seems to be in decline.
Tim Flannery and Catriona Wallace argue in The Monthly that online citizen forums to discuss and decide on policy is the answer to fixing democracy.
A new social media tool called Countable allows US citizens to review government proposals and say whether they support it.
South Australia's Premier Jay Weatherill argues democracy isn't in crisis, but the public need to be more involved in solutions.
Archon Fung from Harvard University and Erik Olin Wright from the University of Wisconsin highlight examples of participatory democracy in action.
Paul Twivy argues in The Guardian that Britons want more from their democracy than an election every five years.
Mark Chou, Catherine Hartung and Jean-Paul Gagnon argue that lowering the voting age to 16 is just one step in addressing the growing disconnect between politicians and young people.
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