Politics without Democracy, Democracy without Politics

Malik, Kenan
http://www.kenanmalik.com/essays/bergens_eu_democracy.html

Date Written:  09/11/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14007

The aim of the Occupy movement is to create a big tent, to represent the 99%, in the name of democracy. But democracy requires not big tent politics, but the very opposite. It requires the drawing of political lines, the engaging in political conflict, the making of political choices.

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