18th March 2019
The Scare Cycle - Moral Panics and National Elections

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (andhence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless seriesof hobgoblins, all of them H. L. Mencken As a general rule, democratic theory tends to represent actors within representative democracies as essentially rational beings who, despite a tendency to […]

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