Democracy

Can the Citizens’ Initiative Revitalize Representative Democacy?

The Petition Committee of the Dutch House of Representatives is currently holding an internal review of the so-called citizens’ initative. This instrument may only work, however, if it is accompanied by a long-term vision of how parliament is to be re-established as the central organ of representative democracy. I invite you to read my new… Continue reading Can the Citizens’ Initiative Revitalize Representative Democacy?