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I’m Adrian Wooldridge, The Economist’s “Schumpeter” columnist and author of our essay on democracy: econ.st/1fu0zGe #askeconomist
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.@leapluscarrots You need a stable middle class to have a stable democracy--which is one reason why growing inequality is a problem...
What’s gone wrong with democracy? Welcome to our conversation, which will run for about an hour. #askeconomist
Our essay on democracy includes a wealth of charts and a handful of interactive features: econ.st/1fu0zGe #askeconomist
.@waseyazim Direct, or unfiltered democracy, leads to short-termism, volatility and u-turns #askeconomist