The crisis in the older democracies

Many of the trends that we have seen in recent British General Elections – such as lower turnout, differential turnout, less support for the established parties, more support for an extreme party, and greater volatility in the electorate – are common to several other older democracies in Europe and North America.

I have written a short essay setting out my thoughts which you can read here.


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