Episode 2 of the Bylines Network podcast revisits “Democracy under Fire”, our webinar from last week, featuring Peter Jukes (Executive Editor, Byline Times), Tom Brake (Director, Unlock Democracy), Clive Lewis (Member of Parliament for Norwich South), and Natalie Bennett (Green Party peer).
Chaired by Bylines Network coordinator Louise Houghton, the conversation covers the threats facing democracy in the 21st century, from press freedom to our antiquated voting system. Listen here to:
Peter Jukes on fake news and new realities
Tom Brake on the peculiarities of the British constitutional system
Clive Lewis on the urgency of the situation
Natalie Bennett on the inexplicable presence of the monarchy in our system
Listen to the full episode here:
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