Tag Archives: Democracy

When you have nothing to say for yourself, spread stories about your opponents

Theresa May’s government is actually verbally bankrupt, as well as morally bankrupt and much shorter of the readies than it needed to be. We’re getting the usual stuff about what they’re “very clear about” (yawn), but there’s nothing new, nothing … Continue reading

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Demagogues arrive quietly, wrapped in a flag, anyone who disagrees is a threat to democracy.

In the 1930’s Huey Long, US Senator 1932-1935, is reputed to have said that if the nationalistic authoritarianism rampant in some European countries arrived in the USA “It would come wrapped in the flag claiming to be a saviour of … Continue reading

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The summer winds down, but the Brexit heat continues to rise.

Evidence of the damage Brexit is doing to the country is increasing, as is the evidence that the will of the people is changing. Some of the most convincing evidence of the change in the will of the people is … Continue reading

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Another year, another challenge.

It’s 18 months since we initiated the challenge to the Government over its intention to bypass Parliament and use the ancient Royal Prerogative to trigger Article 50. This was the start of a fight to ensure that it is Parliament … Continue reading

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Democracy Strikes Back

On Wednesday evening, in the most emphatic manner, Westminster democracy delivered a blow to Whitehall dictatorship. Parliament will endure the Government’s Brexit shenanigans no more. The most extreme and condescending of the Henry VIII powers the Govt. was seeking to … Continue reading

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Resetting the debate

Probably the most important thing we need to discuss is how we “reset the debate”, which we will certainly have to do following 8th June. Thus far we haven’t managed to do this. I pulled together the People’s Challenge to … Continue reading

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What is Best for the UK?

Theresa May has called for unity, but what she wants is unity behind a project she has defined. It’s not a project defined either by the referendum or by Parliament. According to some it has not even been defined by the government. She … Continue reading

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