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Is the UK a liberal democracy?
Estonia has been e-voting since 2005 while the UK lags woefully behind. Technology is transforming democracy across the globe
Party policy on ways to improve/reform UK democracy @TiffinPolitics pic.twitter.com/rcNWNjreRp
CALIFORNIA is once again nearing the end of its fiscal year with a huge budget hole and no hope of a deal to plug it, as its constitution requires. Other American...
problems with direct democracy - California
A huge year for democracy lies ahead: in 2014 voters will go to the polls in some of the biggest countries of the developing world, including India, Indonesia and...
Threats to democracy and how it can be reformed
Are worries about the health of democracy today overblown?
Arguments for and against democracy
There is a growing trend for people to come into politics more or less straight from university. They are undoubtedly clever but this does not compensate for a deficiency of experience in other wal...
John Bercow sets up rare independent commission to explore possible reforms in move towards digital democracy
The next election is an unknown quantity, with pundits and pollsters both divided on the likely outcome. However one thing is becoming increasingly clear: there is unlikely to be a large-scale gend...
MORE than two centuries ago, the liberal philosopher Edmund Burke delivered a bracing warning to voters in Bristol, who had just elected him to Parliament. If his...
REAL income in East Asia grew sevenfold from 1950 to 2005. Democracy has grown within the region too, in countries such as Indonesia, South Korea, Mongolia, and the...
Link between economic growth and democracy
Voters are no longer content with the package deals offered by political parties in elections, argues Matt Qvortrup. Like music fans who prefer individualised playlists to pre-packaged albums, citi...
Direct democracy (arguments for)