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General Election 2015 results (a late look at “democracy” in action)

The general election results in May were a surprise, and depressing. We were all expecting a hung parliament at worst, with the possibility of a left-wing coalition or even a left-wing victory at best. Instead the people of Britain spoke, … Continue reading

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The nature of power in a democracy: where New Labour went very, very wrong

Just as Ed Miliband starts to show signs of being able to listenĀ (the cynic in me thinks that it is for the all the wrong reasons, but we have to live in hope) and even, maybe, Labour representatives having an … Continue reading

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2015 General Election – get out there, get informed and vote

I believe in democracy because I don’t want some rich elite telling us what to do. I believe in democracy because I don’t want our whole society run for the benefit of a rich elite. I believe in representative and … Continue reading

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