The Unfiltered Voice

Fairlie, Henry
June 1978
New Republic;6/24/78, Vol. 178 Issue 25, p16
The article reports on the revival of referendum in the U.S. At the Chicago Convention when the Progressive Party was found, a demand for the referendum was put forward. The referendum places those matters in front of the public that have been carefully considered and debated in a legislature. But opponents of the referendum fear that pressure groups would be able to secure the passage of some law for their own benefit.


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