Is the privatisation of politics a good thing?
Is voting still enough?
You can now pick your own pressure groups and lobbyists to "educate" your elected leaders who are too busy to understand all the implications of the subtle plans of the other pressure groups and lobbyists.
You should vote, and you should also consider financially supporting groups who will watch out for your interests and fight for them on your behalf.
It can be easier to pay £5 per month than read all the new legislation and track the debates. And also more effective.
I'm a founding member of the open rights group, and I recommend all my friends to join.
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