We know her as the constituency MP of one of this blog’s authors. We know she has a strong sense of public duty and works her stockings off trying to fulfil that duty. What she seems to lack is a clear vision of how to achieve things that really matter. We don’t like to judge … More May (The Force is still with Us)
We have been reading the Draft Withdrawal Agreement (DWA), soon to be presented to Parliament, by which the Government hopes to persuade us that we are leaving the European Union. We’ve searched the 585 pages trying to understand whether or not this Leave means Leave, as May is telling us. We are struck particularly by … More Draft Withdrawal Agreement: a Fatal Flaw
People’s Vote 2 For the sake of democracy the people of the UK should have another vote on whether to continue membership of the European Union when the terms of leaving are clear. Well, perhaps not clear but at least known, or expected as in the latest draft Withdrawal Agreement. What should it be called? … More Shorties-20
There is no example of absolute democracy; the term denotes some sort of ideal from which real nations fall short. However, we believe – and believe that many others share this belief – that the notion of democracy contains two elements that are clearly missing from the EU. These two notions are that democratic governments … More So What is Democracy?