Arguments against including Indigenous cultural perspectives and experiences in public policy have spilled over into prejudice and racism on both sides of the Tasman. That harms democracy.
Multinational corporations can dictate how resources are allocated, territories are governed, and justice is defined.
The bill, yet to be debated in parliament, is ripe for amendment.
No matter how clean an election is, Nigerian politicians typically challenge the result.
Zimbabwe’s 2023 elections look like their predecessors: stolen. But this one is a bit different. Opposition strategies and regional responses have changed too. What does this mean for the future?
Ali Bongo’s illness, the contagion effect of other recent successful coups and palace power tussles are factors responsible for Gabon’s recent coup.
New research finds Australian listeners value news podcasts for enabling them to better participate in democratic life.
The challenges facing South African judges have been well documented for decades. They include the high number of unfilled vacancies and poor working conditions.
What will happen in Israel after more than half a year of pro-democracy demonstrations against the conservative government’s judicial overhaul?
Citizen expectations of governments are not being met by most elected leaders.
Gabon is resource rich, but the Bongo family’s continuous rule has been bad news for the country of 2.3 million people.
The recent push in Ohio to pass a constitutional amendment was seen as a move to curb abortion rights. It failed. Two scholars say the ballot measure was really about minority rights in a democracy.
Sweeping new research shows many Europeans could accept to live under a non-democratic regime.
The political elite have held on to power through power-sharing arrangements rather than the ballot. How will that change?
Examining how military coups unfold is crucial to understanding a country’s path back to democracy.
Clare Wright has spent ten years researching the history of these groundbreaking petitions. Though few Australians have heard of them, she writes, we can learn much from the story of their creation.
The government and opposition have a duty to work towards creating a Kenya in which all citizens can live peacefully.
There are different tactics that governments can use to block the internet, some more sophisticated than others.
The modern representative democracy was the best form of government mid-18th-century technology could invent. The 21st century is a different place scientifically, technically and socially.
The 2024 U.S. presidential election should be about more than Donald Trump’s legal travails. It should be a choice between democracy and the further criminalization of American politics.