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If I ruled the world? First things first, I’d stop Brexit

Charity begins at home. But my goal would be to create a united, rational world

By AC Grayling  

AC Grayling explains what he'd do if he ruled the world. Photo: PA

Before tackling the world at large I’d start with sorting out the UK (“charity begins at home”), by immediately stopping the madness of Brexit, introducing proportional representation, restricting the Party whipping system so that only votes on manifesto pledges can be whipped, giving the electoral commission serious powers, limiting spending on elections, and requiring complete transparency on political funding. These measures would go a long way to fixing our currently hijacked democracy.

I would substantially increase spending…

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