is King

As conveners of the recent citizens’ jury on nuclear waste storage in South Australia we explore the trend towards individualism, its consequences for public policy and the opportunities offered by deliberative democracy in forging a new way forward. 

Our Opinion is King article was published in The Mandarin on the 6th December 2016. 

Opinion is king: how governments can end the cycle of distrust

It seems of late that opinion, no matter how uninformed, rules. We all want to have our say and have our political leaders respond to our every whim.