Democracy and its Discontent
Monthly, 2nd Wednesdays,14.30 - 16.30 in Richmond
Leader: %Margaret Littlewood%
Tel: 020 8940 0973
Liberal representative democracy has increasingly been criticised from multiple sources as failing to deliver on its promise. The Covid pandemic has brought home the fault lines in our society; between key workers and those who can work at home; between old and young; between black and white; between individual freedom and state control; between scientific advice and personal convictions. We will explore these issues both in history and the present day.