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Was Machiavelli a democrat? Is he relevant today?

8 mins | Mar 27, 2018
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A good government is an effective one. There’s no point appealing to the highest values of democracy if you can’t get anything done. Stein Ringen, writing in Open Democracy, argues that Machiavelli’s controversial 16th century demands for an effective government are still relevant today.
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