One of the themes of the Occupy Wall Street movement was a call for more direct democracy in our political system, shifting power from elected representatives directly to the people. But is this a good idea? Or, to paraphrase James Bovard, are we in danger of having a system where two wolves and a sheep vote on what to have for dinner?
LearnLiberty has a great new video explaining why rule of the majority is not compatible with individual rights:
My colleague Dan Mitchell also has a great post on it here.
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