Today's creeping pall of fascism is not a symptom of democracy’s death, but a midlife crisis, Cambridge politics professor David Runciman tells Thomas Coughlan
In this morning's email we detail the delay in the reporting of cases of sexual misconduct to the Law Society by Russell McVeagh, as well as looking under the hood of the "Wellbeing Budget".
British philosopher A.C. Grayling is speaking at Writers & Readers at the New Zealand Festival in Wellington next month and the Auckland Writers Festival in May. He spoke to Thomas Coughlan about what is wrong with democracy and how to save it.
With Parliament currently considering a "waka-jumping" law to prevent MPs from switching parties, Liam Hehir argues voters, not party leaders, should hold politicians accountable for any defections.