Category Archives: Democracy

Britain has just committed an act of self-harm

The title of an article by the economics editor of The Times caught my eye: “The poorest voted for Brexit, now they will bear the brunt of the cost“. How true, I thought and started reading. The opening sentence brought me … Continue reading

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The Death of Europe, or just the UK?

I can’t believe that the sun is still shining this morning. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has just voted to leave the European Union. 52% of those voting chose to leave. There will be pundits with … Continue reading

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How democratic are the Liberal Democrats?

Sometimes I despair. Sometimes I have hope. The UK may not be as corrupt as the Ukraine, but the influence of big business, consultancies and think-tanks on political policy development is scary. Russell Brand says that we should not vote. … Continue reading

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