Democracy is good for us…

Mark over at Global Dashboard notes that the top five countries in the development table (including the Republic) “have had 44 changes of government following peaceful democratic elections” since 1960. The bottom five? Just 2 each!

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty