Democracy for All?

The promise of democracy is a form of government animated by the will of the people, a puppet for the paupers and privileged alike. But who is really pulling our democratic strings? Part of The Agenda's continuing examination of our democratic institutions.

Democracy: An Elitist Institution?

The promise of democracy is a form of government that includes everyone. But as voter turnout continues its steady decline and public cynicism rises, the Agenda asks: Has democracy become a playground for the elites? What's changed? And what is to be done?

Guests
Executive Director, Equal Voice
Freelance Journalist
Skelton-Clark Post-Doctoral Fellow, Queen's University
Project Coordinator, City Vote
Senior Associate, Public Policy Forum