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Why bullying in politics is a matter of democracy

By Rebecca Dobson Phillips, Lecturer, Centre for the Study of Corruption, University of Sussex
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Dominic Raab, the UK’s deputy prime minister, has become the latest figure in the government to be accused of bullying. Bullying, harassment, and sexual misconduct are always serious matters. They can harm a victim’s personal and professional development and wellbeing, and create cultures of fear and intimidation. In political contexts, however, they have effects beyond personal health and institutional welfare.

The impact of bullying in political institutions has the potential to undermine liberal democracy…The Conversation


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