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.
The saga of section 44 is an interesting lesson on the intersection of law, history and politics. Where do we go now?
An anti-Trump libertarian argues for structural reform to give more power to urban Americans.
The European far right is a powerful ally for Donald Trump, but it is not on the point of taking power.
It looks like being third time lucky for Mexico's veteran leftist in Sunday's presidential election.
Sunday's election in Turkey is probably the last chance to arrest its slide into authoritarianism. Polls suggest it could be very close.
If Malaysia was a democracy, the opposition would already be in power. As it is, they look like missing out again.
Lebanon's long-delayed general election is a poor result for its prime minister, but he may still contrive to keep his job.
Central Europe's most illiberal leader faces the voters, helped by a voting system designed for his own benefit.