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  • What is democracy? — A procedural approach



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    In a previous post responding to an article in The Atlantic which argued that Australian democracy was at risk, I wrote that “democracy is a process, it is not a set of values”. I note here that, in the earlier post, I did not actually define what I meant by democracy beyond this assertion. The (since lost) responses on Medium to that post challenged this assertion. This post intends to clarify.



 

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Joey Mann is a writer and activist based in Canberra. He is currently studying for a political science degree at the Australian National University. He has been writing and tweeting about Australian politics for almost a decade.

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