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How Much Democracy Is Too Much?

A talk and discussion about democracy led by Hansard reporter Alasdair Mackenzie.

Alasdair Mackenzie will be asking "How Much Democracy Is Too Much?" in light of the Irish referendum on Lisbon and the possibilities offered by the internet for almost constant universal involvement by everybody in every corner of government. Do we really want to micromanage ourselves, or is there life yet in the old idea of representative democracy?

Big Ideas is a series of events we hold in a pub in central London. Sessions generally start with a question. Someone who has some relevant expertise gives a very brief, informal talk. After that a discussion develops in a free and unstructured manner. You don't need to know anything about the subject to come along and join in.


Alasdair Mackenzie | talks


Date and Time:

26 August 2008 at 8:00 pm


3 hours



The Wheatsheaf
25 Rathbone Place

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