June 1, 1997

Lynn Sanders from the University of Chicago argues that deliberative democracy may lead to ‘anti-democratic’ outcomes.

Academic
November 27, 2015

Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Tim Smith, questions whether democracy is still serving its citizens.

Opinion
February 1, 2015

The University of Pennsylvania's John Dilulio Jr. argues out-sourcing, privatisation and under-investment is 'decaying' the US Government.

Academic
December 16, 2015

John Menadue argues lobbyists and rent-seekers are corrupting democracy.

Opinion
December 18, 2014

A report by the UK's Electoral Reform Society argues that political parties need to modernise their structures, become less elitist and engage more proactively with citizens.

Report
December 24, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Denis Muller takes a look at the media's influence over public policy.

Opinion
February 11, 2015

Former Premier of Western Australia Geoff Gallop suggests democracy is like a long distance runner with a heart condition.

Opinion
October 11, 2011

Thorvaldur Gylfason from the University of Iceland outlines how the island nation sought to reshape its Constitution and political system after the GFC.

Opinion
May 18, 2015

John Menadue, former Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, argues lobbying is a 'serious corruption of good governance'. 

Opinion

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