How can democracy serve the people?

From Trump to Kim Jong-un, from Putin to Bashar al-Assad, from the far right to the far left everyone claims to be in favour of democracy. But of what form and in whose interest? In the West democracy has meant electing others to decide for us. Now, many argue democracy is in trouble. It is … Read more How can democracy serve the people?

Institute of Ideas and Arts Live: Left, Right and Covid

Isabel Hilton hosts the iai’s online discussion on the changes Covid-19 has brought to the political landscape, from right-wing governments like UK’s Conservative party spending at unprecedented levels to left-wing governments such as Sweden’s Social Democrats refusing to intervene in opposition to the traditionally anti-intervention right. The panellists include Claire Fox, Paul Mason, and Bim … Read more Institute of Ideas and Arts Live: Left, Right and Covid