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The reform of political parties and why it's taken so long
by Lea Ypi
About this EXP
Lea Ypi, Professor of Political Theory at the London School of Economics, explores new social movements and the reformation of political parties.
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Key point 1
Political parties should do more to encourage citizens to make demands, which they can then channel into legislation and policy.
Key point 2
On the other hand, social movements should do more to seek political representation, which would make them more effective beyond a particular moment.
Key point 3
The failures of social inclusion have led to the rise of populism and the far right.
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