Lessons for Australia from the Capitol attacks

With the growth of the far-Right and illiberal forces that do not respect democracy across the Western world, it is now risky to leave our current constitutional arrangements as they stand. Only a directly elected head of state would keep a rogue prime minister in check and secure our democracy. The old maxim – if it ain’t broke don’t fix it – will never protect us from those who believe rules are meant to be broken.

Source: Lessons for Australia from the Capitol attacks

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