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How to rig an election, with Nic Cheeseman

1 February 2024

3:00 AM

1 February 2024

3:00 AM

2024 is the biggest election year in history. Countries with more than half the world’s population – over four billion people – will go to the polls. You’d think the more elections the better, right?

Dr Nic Cheeseman would urge caution. In fact, he argues that the greatest political paradox of our time is that there are more elections than ever before, and yet the world is becoming less democratic.

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