http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rearvision/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-political-party-britain-us-australia/7298018 This focuses on the forming of the original major parties in each country but doesn’t look at minor parties.
http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/05/07/4231371.htm This article is by a US based Associate Professor of Theolgical Ethics at Duke University.
If the “new protest” can be summed up, it is not in specifics of the complaints but in a wider idea about organisation encapsulated on a banner spotted in Brazil last week: “We are the social network.”
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http://www.smh.com.au/world/joy-in-the-streets-as-voters-embrace-suu-kyi-20120402-1w71r.html Aung Sun Suu Kyi has won a seat in the country’s parliament and her party has won 44 of 45 constituencies in the same election. Official results may take a week to confirm and maybe according to international observers their seems to be no or limited vote rigging compared to past elections.
A great example of how it should be.
http://www.smh.com.au/national/wikileaks-tweet-airs-assange-senate-aim-20120317-1vc3n.html He also wants someone associated with his group to challenge in Lalor PM Gillard’s seat. If he is convicted of the charges he is ineligible to run.