Simon Renwick tries to understand the strange hypocrisies of modern electorates.
In this short introduction, George Richards (Editor-at-Large), gives an overview of the aims and objectives of a new project called “Democracy 2015″ that has emerged from Andreas Whittam Smith, founder of the Independent, which hopes to reverse public apathy towards politics and repair political trust.
In this article by George Richards, he explores the extent to which Plato’s relevance to twenty-first century democracy. Are philosopher kings still an option? Can we learn anything from Ancient Greek political philosophy?