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The Building Global Democracy Programme is a resource run by academics, politicians and activists with information and research on global democracy and how to make it happen.
Former federal government minister and Professorial Fellow at University of Melbourne Barry Jones laments the failure of our current system of democracy to tackle 'wicked' policy problems.
Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.
Janette Hartz-Karp and Brian Sullivan examine the limitations of online public deliberation and propose an alternative approach in the Journal of Public Deliberation.
The City of Melbourne, members of its People's Panel, and others, discuss how they helped form a $5 billion financial plan.
Francesca Polletta, of the University of California, Irvine, argues the Internet has produced new understandings of equality, organisation and democracy.
Are plebiscites more democratic than elected representatives making decisions for us? Democracy Renewal's James Cahill, Lyn Carson of the New Democracy Foundation and QUT's Peter Black discuss on RN Sunday Extra.
A report from the University of Canberra concludes Australian democracy is ill, but not terminal.
A new social media tool called Countable allows US citizens to review government proposals and say whether they support it.
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