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  • May 27, 2015

    Can Democracy Be...Fun?

    In today's Democracy 360 blog post, Vass Bednar takes a look at the weak democratic participation in Canada and taps into Josh Lerner’s book Making Democracy Fun for some suggestions on what we might do about that weakness.
  • May 22, 2015

    Friday Fill(ibuster): Weekly distractions and sad retractions

    Our weekly democracy news roundup brings together the best writing and most interesting news from around the political scene.
  • May 20, 2015

    #SamaraChat VII: The Provinces

    Live from Twitter Canada’s headquarters, Samara will be hosting a Twitter chat about provincial differences in Canadian politics—and you’re invited.


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