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Janine O'Flynn of the University of Melbourne argues that the outsourcing of public services raises important questions about accountability, transparency and the role of government.
Opensecrets.org provides a database on who donates, how much, and to which candidates or parties in the United States.
By creating multi-billion dollar contracts with large multinational firms for the handling of asylum seekers, the Australian government has pushed us to the edge of outsourcing, writes Janine O'Flynn of the University of Melbourne.
The Australian Government Lobbyist's Registry is the main way to track lobbying activities in Australia.
The University of Melbourne's Sarah Maddison argues Australian democracy is like a frog slowly boiling to death.
The UK Electoral Commission maintains a database of private campaign donations and public election funding to UK political parties.
OpenAustralia.org aims to make government figures and documents easily accessible.
The Guardian's Ian Traynor looks at the rising influence of corporate lobbying on the European Union.
EXPLAINER: The Melbourne Law School's Andrew Mitchell looks at the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal which will significantly effect the working of democracy.
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