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Centre for Independent Studies · S3E8 | Roslyn Fuller 'That’s not democracy, this is democracy!'

That’s not democracy, this is democracy!

On this episode Rob chats to author Roslyn Fuller. Liberals believe in the value of democracy, but Roslyn tells Rob there is truly little of it in the world today. This is because there is little direct power given to people in our system of government. Drawing on the example of ancient Athens, Roslyn outlines her preferred model of direct democracy. Her critique of the current representative democracy is that it is open to corruption and devoid of what the people actually want. Roslyn argues for a more direct engagement of people in decision making.