Recently we’ve seen democracy take some wild and extraordinary turns.
With left and right politics looking more similar than different, it has allowed extreme politics and the vocal minority to hold the interest of the community. Whether we like it or not, it has forced us to think about democracy and wonder if it works in most countries.
Has traditional democracy become complacent? Are the needs of the people now too complex for democracy to truly understand the community’s needs and respond quickly?
We will ask the question – What IS democracy today and does it actually meet our needs?