There is a growing “crisis of liberalism”, the Economist laments – but it can be fixed

The liberal elite has “over-reached” in philosophies, institutions, and self-enrichment, and this has spawned much of the rise of rightist populist voting. Reforms must begin with an end to free movement, the Bagehot’s notebook column argues.

This is a fascinating and thought-provoking long read. Given the rise in autocracy, and declining support for democracy generally, the kinds of arguments in this article must be tabled widely, and given strong consideration.

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