May 8, 2014

The Guardian's Ian Traynor looks at the rising influence of corporate lobbying on the European Union.

News
August 19, 2014

Alexander Becker from The Washington Post questions figures suggesting that spending on lobbyists is falling.

News
April 16, 2015

Lee Drutman from the New America Foundation looks beyond campaign contributions to the oversized, and less visible, power of corporate lobbying on policy making.

Opinion
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

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