Influence: Why the powerful few are more powerful than ever

Julio Bacio Terracino talks with On The Level’s Bill Below about the influence of the powerful few—those individuals and organisations that manage to shape political outcomes to favour their narrow interests rather than the public good. This cycle that can only be broken through governance systems that ensure that all voices are heard. Yet, political parties and labor unions, once powerful representatives of people’s interests, now face a historical lack of trust. What can be done to break the vicious cycle of narrow interests overriding the public good?

 

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