Today young people are the first victims of the increasing job insecurity in the world. Can a universal basic income, as proposed by a number of politicians, change things for the better?
The Somali election didn't deliver the long-awaited universal suffrage, but was another exercise in limited democracy that extended only to a small part of the population.
In Africa, the idea of a post-truth era - which by implication fundamentally presupposes the existence of an era in which ‘truth’ was self-evident - is folly.
Strategies that exploit what our online data trails reveal about us can be used to fool us into thinking our desires will be met. Brexit and Trump show us how politics at the margins can be played.
What was already an uneasy alliance first turned sour, and then utterly disintegrated. Where did it all go wrong?
The more we have to defend our choice to others, the more certain we become that we are right. So what can we do about it?
Elections worldwide are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. But, typically, the electronic systems adopted suffer from weak transparency and scrutiny even when the outcome is challenged.
In this year's election, the system of majority voting didn't allow voters to express their opinions adequately. If they had, the choice would have been between Kasich and Sanders.
People around the world were shocked when Hillary Clinton, ahead in many polls, didn't end up the U.S.' president-elect. But that doesn't mean the polls themselves were wrong.
Despite complications and challenges, elections in Somalia promise to be a game changer.
From coast to coast, the 2016 election has torn up the usual order.
Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.
Every four years, voters in Florida are more in demand than almost any in the US. And this year they're especially exhausted.
President Obama is right to say it's very, very hard to rig an American election. That doesn't mean things always go to plan.
Donald Trump is wrong: the US election can't be rigged. But it's a different story in Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Gabon and Mexico.
Donald Trump's racist appeals to white fear may have doomed his campaign – and his party.
While it's unprecedented to call an election 'rigged' before voting has even taken place, there is a history of candidates crying foul after suspicious results.
The US Senate is up for grabs this year – and Republicans have a serious challenge on their hands.
While voter fraud - despite recent allegations - is rare, how do we ensure the ballots we cast are counted accurately? If so, how? Our experts offer background and insight.
There are several different ways to approach democracy. Polls, elections and referenda all feature, but they're not the only way to deepen democracy.