The Lottocracy: forget voting it's time to start choosing our leaders by lottery
Voting forms the bedrock of a representative democracy. But elections have increasingly shown themselves to be flawed. So why do we and why should we vote? Is it because voting actually makes a difference? Or does voting just serve to legitimise a flawed system that cannot be redeemed? Alexander Guerrero writing in Aeon Magazine examines these issues and wonders whether it’s time to forget voting and start choosing our representatives by lottery.
From Aeon magazine