There's a lot of confusion around concerning the interpretation of this week's Senate results in the United States. Here's an attempt to straighten some of it out.
American voters get the chance tonight to put some legislative restraints on their rogue president. Here are a few things to watch for.
New Caledonia votes against independence, but the narrowness of the margin suggests that there is plenty of life left in the issue.
Victoria's Daniel Andrews is not alone in tangling with a police investigation into the misuse of parliamentary staff.
Election news from the weekend from Brazil, Latvia, Cameroon, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Romania.
Latvia and Bosnia & Herzegovina go the polls on Sunday, with neither expecting drastic change.
An update on Canada's strangely distant relationship with democracy.
Section 58 of the Australian constitution gives the governor-general power to veto legislation. What would happen if an occasion for using that power ever arose?
The two presiding officers of the Australian parliament have interesting things to say about how it works. But we should be very wary of plans that cut back on democracy.
Ideas matter, independently of who's paying for them. But that doesn't mean that the latter is unimportant.