8 articles on Direct Democracy in the

12/21/96 Economist!

1. It means government by the people, and we are the people

2. So long as it's clear who's in charge

3. Here is how it can be done better

4. Life at the democratic roots

5. The arguments that won't wash

6. The underclass test

7. Why the time for change has come

8. The end of a dividing line