Tag Archives: Democracy

Libya: Division in the National Transition Council.

I have been a bit busy today, running round after the kids, cooking tea and such,  and I haven’t had a proper chance to watch the news, just catching snippets in passing. I will probably have a sit down to … Continue reading

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Tripoli Liberated: Where to Next?

Democracy is a frightening thing. In a democratic state, politics and society as a whole is something akin to a leaf on the wind. Politicians in Democratic states invest a huge amount of energy into establishing mechanisms to ensure a degree of … Continue reading

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Random Quote. No 20.

It is almost universally felt that when we call a country democratic we are praising it; consequently, the defenders of every kind of regime claim that it is a democracy, and fear that they might have to stop using the … Continue reading

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A Memorial for 7-7

That the sixth anniversary of the london bombings passed with the media almost completely focused on the demise of the News of the World, amid new accusations that phones of victims and the phones of families of victims had been … Continue reading

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