There is much to be learned about how to do democracy better in Canada. Let's hope the new special parliamentary committee can get it right.
Rafe Mair argues that Canadians are governed by a fraudulent charade called a "parliamentary democracy." He's pretty sure about it.
Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates from workers struggle in the Asia Pacific and interview with Sivarajan Arumugam on the situation in Malaysia.
The prime minister is getting huge support on social media, where the opposition are worms (and worse) for slowing him down. Let's hope it does not go to his head.
John Nichols is the Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine. He's the author, with Robert McChesney, of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.
Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
Justice Vaillancourt found the Harper government guilty of disrespecting democracy in the Duffy affair. But the Senate, today, remains a flawed and undemocratic institution.
From the Arab Spring to the Zapatista uprising, our era of globalization has been characterized by democratic rebellion. A new book asks how to define genuine democratic transformation.
In this first of a two-part series, Craig Scott considers how Tuesday's federal budget raises questions about honesty and accountability in our electoral democracy.
Why should pollsters' predictions matter to the U.S. electorate? Let each person make his or her decision on how to vote not on polling numbers, but on the positions staked out by the candidates.