A waste of space

By Claire Fox | 14 April 2015
  • Claire Fox

In the build-up to the election, the life of the political campaigns often happen on the streets.

While we might despair of the lack of choice between technocratic parties, the public square at least becomes a vibrant cacophony of argument and democratic exchange.

A trip to the shops in any city centre can mean being leafleted and lobbied by party activists manning stalls; people knocking on doors and talking politics and letter boxes stuffed full of manifestos.

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