Belgium’s experiment in a new kind of democracy

As Britain goes to the polls, the Belgians are turning to randomly-chosen representatives. Could they do any better?

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Prospect, November 11, 2019

Eliane Glaser

I am a writer, radio producer, and research fellow at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Motherhood: A Manifesto (Fourth Estate, 2021). Elitism: A Progressive Defence (Biteback, 2020). Anti-Politics: On the Demonization of Ideology, Authority and the State (Repeater, 2018). Get Real: How to See Through the Hype, Spin and Lies of Modern Life (Fourth Estate, 2012). My comment pieces, features and reviews can be found in the Guardian, Prospect, and the London Review of Books, among other places, and I speak at conferences, festivals and in the media about my ideas and research. I also regularly produce programmes on Radio 4 and Radio 3. You can email me at elianeglaser at hotmail dot com