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Yanis Varoufakis at a discussion on Europe in Brussels on 7 May 2015
In view of the popular vote in Greece on the bailout terms on Sunday (5 July 2015), Democracy International demands to adopt proper forms of modern direct democracy - and to make the EU fully democratic. ”The upcoming popular vote in Greece on two key documents by the so-...
Yanis Varoufakis at a discussion on Europe in Brussels on 7 May 2015
With a popular vote on the complex bailout terms coming up this weekend, Europe and the world once again has to revisit its suboptimal handling of modern direct democracy, writes Bruno Kaufmann, board member of Democracy International and editor-in-chief at,...
Le dimanche du vote entrera probablement dans l'histoire du pays sud-américain. Le 25 octobre 2020, le peuple chilien a voté à une nette majorité et avec un taux de participation de près de 50 % en faveur d'une nouvelle constitution. Par Anna-Lea Reinhart.
Der Sonntag der Abstimmung wird wohl in die Geschichte des südamerikanischen Landes eingehen. Am 25. Oktober 2020 stimmte die Bevölkerung von Chile mit einer eindeutigen Mehrheit und bei einer Wahlbeteiligung von knapp 50% für eine neue Verfassung. von Anna-Lea Reinhart.
The Sunday of the vote will probably go down in the history of the South American country. On 25th of October 2020, the people of Chile voted by a clear majority and with a turnout of almost 50% for a new constitution. By Anna-Lea Reinhart.
Rainbow flag. Image by Ludovic Bertron
Warum die australische Briefwahl zur homosexuellen Ehe einen Missbrauch der direkten Demokratie darstellt. Von Caroline Vernaillen
Rainbow flag. Image by Ludovic Bertron
Pourquoi le vote postal australien sur le mariage pour tous est un abus de la démocratie directe. Par Caroline Vernaillen
Rainbow flag. Image by Ludovic Bertron
Why the Australian Postal Vote on Gay Marriage is an abuse of direct democracy. By Caroline Vernaillen
Bardo Palace, Tunisian Chamber of Deputies, Photo: Wikipedia
On 26 January 2014, the Constitutional Assembly of Tunisia adopted a new Constitution in the heartland of the “Arab Spring”: An overwhelming majority of 200 votes backed the draft while only 12 votes rejected it. This vote in favour meant that a referendum on the constitution...

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