Friday November 22, 2019

Five ideas for how to protect liberal democracy

17th February, 2019

Liberal democracy is under siege. ‘Authoritarian populists’ threaten our liberal norms; ‘surveillance capitalism’ could make our freedoms meaningless. A recent conference in Dublin run by the think-tank Tasc brought together, from across Europe, some of those trying to find solutions. Here are some of their ideas.

It may seem counterintuitive that top of a list of solutions is something that most people think is part of the problem. Political parties “have...

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