The European Union allows individual citizens to propose a policy idea, providing they can get one million people to support it.
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
March 28, 2013

The UK Parliament needs to harness digital media to be a trusted source of political and policy information, according to a report by the Hansard Society.

Report
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

E-democracy refers to a range of innovations and proposals to embed digital technology into democratic political and policy-making processes.

Glossary
December 1, 2013

Members of Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork, and Kilkenny County Council present an experimental model for citizen deliberation.

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
February 1, 2015

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.

Opinion
January 26, 2015

A report by the UK Parliament on how to mesh democracy with the digital world outlines an ambitious plan to renew transparency and re-engage with citizens. 

Report

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