Worrying and thorough, from @PaulAyaTaylor
The Ostbelgien Modell - bringing a permanent citizens' assembly into policy-making.
Brexit and rationality. Interesting.
@AnneApplebaum in depth on Poland, Hungary (and Trump) and the parallels with the Dreyfus case.
@CarnegieEndow: "The United States has fallen behind most established democracies with respect to women’s representation in politics."
@YoungsRichard is right.
Tom Carothers finds many clouds, but a small silver lining.
by bringing FPTP to elections that never used it.
Thomas Carothers & @YoungsRichard at @CarnegieEndow are not pessimistic.
Buying up the Far Right in Europe and the US.
@ncjcampbell on Órban's war on NGOs.
Too much family voting!
Enfranchising the military - showed me how little I know about Tunisia.
Calling the press to account.
A chilling read.
"2015 was the 10th consecutive year of decline in global freedom."
@fivethirtyeight summarises @FreedomHouseDC.
Direct democracy%27s attractive flaws.