December 15, 2008

Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson makes a case for why lobbyists benefit democracy.

Opinion
October 11, 2015

John Keane of the University of Sydney considers whether the belief in the universality of ‘free and fair’ elections is a worn-out dogma that's urgently in need of replacement.

Opinion
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

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