Making Minorities Count, by Shannon Shah, The Nut Graph

The misguided majority-rule argument fails to acknowledge that democracy isn't just about the will of the majority; it also entails that the majority government recognises the legitimate rights and freedom of the minority. For if it were merely the former, democracy is no more than giving the majority the right to tyrannise over the minority.


http://www.thenutgraph.com/making-minorities-count