Faces of Open Government
Press Freedom Medal Winner, 2017
Populist, “closed” governments have swept to power all over the globe. What’s the antidote to this trend?
Democracy is a powerful idea, still the best we have when it comes to governance, but we must also recognise and respond to the growing demand for more participative democracy. Those who rest entirely on an historical attachment to representative democracy- vote, then leave the governing to us- play into the hands of those who argue that the system is a failure.
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