Because referendum results can be easily manipulated by rising autocrats to legalize authoritarian rule (as in Rwanda and Burundi), countries would be wise to include in their institutional design safeguards against the abuse of direct democracy and limits to the use of direct democracy.
April 18, 2019
By Nick Edwards Suffolk University Yet another example of Democratic Backsliding in America was outlined in a presentation at Suffolk University recently. Does keeping large amounts of money out of politics mean anything to you? If you are nodding, then I urge you to continue reading this eye ...
Were the Blue and White Party generals attempting a promissory coup against an executive aggrandizing Likud Prime Minister? The rhetoric of military generals attempting to “protect” democracy and an executive aggrandizer desperate to maintain power