IELTS TOPIC VOCABULARY: Politics

The former Greek prime-minister offers an interesting insight as to why democracy is going down a blind alley.

Nowadays some argue that democracy is under its biggest threat since inception, some argue that due to global capital markets the electorate has lost control of their government. What do you think? Give reasons and examples to support your position.

Topic specific vocabulary terms:

CAMPAIGN

DEFICIT

ELECTION

TRANSPARENCY

DEMOCRACY

DEFAULT

EXILE

NEGOTIATION

COUNTERPARTS

AUSTERITY

  Collocations: electoral mandate, tax avoidance, borrowing costs, structural problems, economic system, too big to fail,

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