Justified calls for a national government’s overthrow are usually confined to those in which there is a serious threat of tyranny or the breakdown of civil order.
Posts Tagged: democracy
I like John Bercow – indeed, I’ll vote for him. But the Speaker of the House shouldn’t represent a constituency – doing so disenfranchises thousands of people.
It’s right that democracy – the process itself, but also the specific debate on security – continues
It can be risky to do, and hard to get right, but the alternative is unacceptable.
WATCH: Davis – If terrorists want to disrupt the election, “all the more reason not to defer, not to deflect”
The Brexit Secretary wants “as far as possible, within the grounds of propriety, to not let this put us off” the democratic course.
Marxism, that failed social science, leads him to focus on terrorists’ circumstances, not the beliefs which really drive them to kill.
Centralisation and chaos – inside the rush to select Conservative candidates in time for the election
The snap election sparked a frenzied effort to get people in place across the country. The process left some candidates and activists feeling trampled.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Henry VIII would have coveted the EU’s powers – not these clauses in the Great Repeal Bill
The very last thing the tyrant would have done would be to restore sovereignty to Parliament.
The Association told CCHQ they wanted him, but the central party declined to put him on the shortlist. Ping-pong could ensue.
He has at every stage seized the initiative and outplayed – then persecuted – his opponents.
Fourteen of the 25 Labour MPs with the smallest majorities either voted against or didn’t vote at all.
The Labour leader delivers his pitch, but Mark Francois asks: “Is that it?”
In the Commons, the Prime Minister challenges her opponents to lay out their plans for Brexit and the future of the country.
Britain has a tradition of democracy, and Britons shunning elections are not, typically, making a stance against that.
It is incumbent on all of us who have participated in the EU debate, on both sides, to confess to some sins and omissions.
The EU’s draft document suggests broad agreement on most of what we want. And the three bones of contention are surmountable.