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In India, the Modi juggernaut shows no signs of slowing

In India, the Modi juggernaut shows no signs of slowing

India's newly reelected Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspires loyalty even in those who concede that his biggest policies have been disastrous failures.

Australian elections are entering uncharted territory

Australian elections are entering uncharted territory

Crikey readers discuss social media's influence, Victoria's housing crisis and the Coalition's industry super plans.

Why can’t we just vote online?

Why can’t we just vote online?

Every election the demand for online voting grows and grows. But be careful what you wish for...

Elections to watch around the world in 2019

Elections to watch around the world in 2019

The top 10 elections to watch this year.

After Wentworth: which electorate will the rise and rise of independents take next?

After Wentworth: which electorate will the rise and rise of independents take next?

After Kerryn Phelps overturned a 18% margin in Wentworth, what other seats might be under threat?

Compared to the rest of the world, Australian democracy is doing pretty bloody well

Compared to the rest of the world, Australian democracy is doing pretty bloody well

Just 4.5% of the world population lives in a free and fair democracy, and Australia is part of that lucky elite.

If the US data gathering stories worried you, we have some bad news …

If the US data gathering stories worried you, we have some bad news …

News of Cambridge Analytica, the data collection tool that influenced Brexit and the US election, is incredibly alarming, but is it all that different from what Australian political parties have been doing for years?

Rundle: bring back the election night tally rooms of old!

Rundle: bring back the election night tally rooms of old!

The digital revolution has made the tally rooms unnecessary, and we are worse off for it.

Watch the throne: the top 10 elections coming in 2018

Watch the throne: the top 10 elections coming in 2018

2018 is shaping up to be a corker for elections around the world, with ten in particular worth keeping an eye on, writes Charles Richardson.

Democracy in meltdown as East Timorese PM denounces ‘coup’

Democracy in meltdown as East Timorese PM denounces ‘coup’

The prime minister of East Timor is refusing to allow parliament to reconvene because he will face a vote of no confidence. What next?