March 23, 2015

Tom Engelhardt from The Nation Institute makes the case that a new, and unwelcome, system of governance is being created in the United States.

Opinion
May 11, 2015
Colin Crouch of the University of Warwick writes on how informal politics, while vital to the strength of democracy, undermines the equality of the electoral process.
Opinion
May 30, 2014

Robert Kaiser, formerly of the Washington Post, argues the US Congress is 'helpless and hopeless'.

Opinion
May 14, 2013

Andrew Reeves of Washington University in St Louis reviews The Unheavenly Chorus, a study on political participation and socio-economic status.

Academic
January 1, 2011

Robert Lieberman reviews Winner-Take-All Politics, a book about how public policy has contributed to income inequality in the US over the last 40 years.

Academic
July 22, 2015

Former Deputy Mayor of Brisbane David Hinchliffe has some advice for improving democracy.

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Anthony Zurcher in a blog for the BBC reviews the burgeoning infuence of campaign finance in deciding the result of the 2014 US Congressional elections. 

Opinion
September 5, 2014

Peter Burdon from the Adelaide Law School asks whether democracy is fit-for-purpose to deal with climate change.

Opinion
June 12, 2014

Norway's efforts to cap election spending point to a simple but effective way to reduce the role of money politics on democracy, says Emmett Rensin from Mic.com. 

News

Pages