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Should all major political decisions be made via public referendum?
All major political decisions should be made via public referendum.
People should have a right to vote on major policy decisions as these decisions will affect them directly.
Referendums foster a sense of inclusivity in democracy and make people feel part of the political process.
Referendums can legitimize major political decisions.
Referendums reduce complex issues to a binary yes or no choice.
Referendums can shine a spotlight on
Some major political decisions require specialised knowledge that the average citizen does not have.
Deciding whether a political decision is 'major' or not may become a politicised process.
Some major political decisions are in fact decisions about the rights of citizens, and should not be subject to a referendum.
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Should Referendums Be Abolished?
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