Democracy leads to a fairer world. But if there’s one thing we can claim to have learned from the recent US election, it’s that this most coveted of political systems is in crisis. Does democracy favour populism? Worse, is it illusory and troublingly incoherent? Or is it the case that, particularly in Britain and the USA, an ideal democracy is yet to be realised? Join Guardian journalist Owen Jones, former Conservative leader Michael Howard and director of ResPublica Phillip Blond as they examine the strange perils of democracy.

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