Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Rachel Shabi writes that UK Labour’s plans for universal social investments would be both more compassionate and more efficient than the Conservative-created tearing patchwork. – Simon Jäger, Benjamin Schoefer and Jörg Heining study (PDF) the positive effects of worker representation in corporate governance.

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Accidental Deliberations: On legacies

For all the campaign talk about how this year’s election campaign could have proven a parallel of the 1972 result, we’ve instead ended up seeing Justin Trudeau repudiate his father’s response to another contentious result. When he won a majority government in 1980 which lacked representation from the western provinces,

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Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Assorted content to start your week. – Cédric Durand and Razmig Keucheyan highlight the return of economic planning as a widely-recognized public policy option – while pointing out the need for our democratic systems to allow for public direction of the planning process. And Lauren Townsend writes about the importance

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Notes on Democracy: PR Isn’t Enough

Advocates of proportional representation (PR) make a powerful case. They claim that our current electoral system, first-past-the-post (FPTP), is not democratic. They are right. More often than not a political party that gains less than half the popular vote wins the election. In 2015, for example the Liberals, with under

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