Bruno Kaufmann

Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe

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President of Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe, a think-tank based in Zurich, Switzerland

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Roughly six months ago Swedish author and journalist Bruno Kaufmann set off on a democracy tour.

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