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Against Elections: The Case for Democracy
by David Van Reybrouck
Aug. 23, 2017 - Aug. 23, 2017

Van Reybrouck, D. (2016). Against Elections: The Case for Democracy. Bodley Head.


Bodley Head, 2016. 208 pages.

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p.109
desuetude »
(noun) discontinuance from use or exercise; disuse
p.67
aleatory »
(adjective) depending on an uncertain event or co…
p.49
neoliberalism »
the postulate that markets are organised most eff…
p.42
Habermasian »
referring to Frankfurt School sociologist and phi…
p.32
Paris Commune »
a radical socialist and revolutionary government …
p.165
kicked in by angry citizens
Without drastic adjustment, this system cannot la…
p.150
democracy is like clay
Democracy is like clay, it’s shaped by its time a…
p.124
the problem with referendums
[...] Referendums and deliberative democracy are …
p.104
the pathogenesis of our electoral fundamentalism
Behold the pathogenesis of our electoral fundamen…
p.91
to replace it with an elected aristocracy
The French Revolution, like the American, did not…