Our Obsession With the Economy Is Destroying Democracy

The words 'the economy' weren't mentioned in a winning British election manifesto before 1950. But today, says Catriona Watson of Rethinking Economics, politicians put it front and centre of their politics. This is undemocratic, she argues, when it is discussed in terms most of us cannot understand.

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