Coming shortly........
Sunday, May 19, 2019

The next book - Majority Voting as a Catalyst of Populism - is due to be published by Springer later this year.  It is based on my overland journey from Belfast to Beijing and back, Sept. 2017 to Sept '18, and it talks of how majority voting and binary majority rule have been part of the problem, pretty well everywhere: in conflict zones like Belfast and the Balkans; in 'stable democracies' like the UK, as in Brexit; in communist countries like Russia - the very word 'bolshevik' means 'member of the majority'; and even in China where Máo Zéd┼Źng was also a majoritarian: “we must win over the majority, oppose and smash the minority…”

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