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Democracy: open or closed?

Democracy: open or closed?

"Our democratic mechanisms should be treated with more suspicion than sanctity as they are manufacturing a stark and sub-optimal politics. If you prefer win or lose politics then it might be worth reflecting that today’s winner is tomorrow’s loser. And that is no way to run a decent society."

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Anthony Painter

Director of the RSA Action and Research Centre

Anthony Painter questions the 'open vs. closed' axis of modern politics and argues we need to push harder to challenge entrenched assumptions.

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