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Primarily missing the point: the debate on primaries distracts us from real efforts to include the public in our democracy

This article appeared on LabourList as part of my guest editorship: Much has been made in recent weeks of the benefits or otherwise of primaries in choosing our elected representatives. Questions of who pays, who votes and who is left out crop up time and again. It’s an understandable response to the battering our democratic system has … Continue reading