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May 4, 2022

Fears of ‘majoritarian tyrannies’ are not antidemocratic but antipopulist

Andreas Schedler Since its invention, representative democracy has been haunted by fears of 'majoritarian tyranny.' Critics have often dismissed these fears as the anti-democratic ideology of self-protective elites. Yet, Andreas Schedler argues, rather than antidemocratic, they are antipopulist, as they recognise the plurality and fallibility of the people Read more

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