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Asian countries could learn from others’ solutions to democratic deficits

Democratic deficit, gerrymandering, redrawing borders, and continuous debate about elections are constantly in the news, and not only in the US and the UK but in Asia too (think Hong Kong and Taiwan), with various solutions being floated. Surprisingly, none suggests taking a close look at the unique, successful, more than century-old Swiss “direct democracy” combined with that country’s […]