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A direct democracy differs from the more common representative democracy in that all political decisions are put forth to the general voters to decide (i.e. a referendum) instead of elected representatives. Use for questions related to this form of government.

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What are the main arguments in favour and against general assemblies as legislative bodies?

The Swiss canton of Glarus still practices the concept of the Landsgemeinde. Quoting from Wikipedia: Eligible citizens of the canton meet on a certain day in the open air to decide on laws and ...
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