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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.