Our jaded country's lost faith in democracy, and how to fix it

By Stephen Bartos
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:00pm, first published August 3 2015 - 12:00pm

The system of democratic government is in trouble. Current stories about campaign donations and politicians' use of travel entitlements, while important, are the recent public airing of only one aspect of Australians' fundamental questioning of our version of the Western democratic project.

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