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Posts Tagged: democracy
Nicky Morgan: Almost a century after women won the right to vote, the battle for diversity in politics still rages
Too often, we still take our democratic rights for granted.
The modern state is intended to restrain those who seek a monopoly on power. Such people naturally resent it when that system works.
An American scholar shows how British Conservatives welcomed universal suffrage, while German Conservatives were terrified of it.
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.
Some of the criticisms of Sir Martin Moore-Bick have gone much too far, and seem to be attempts to make political points in the wake of a terrible tragedy.
The Tory campaign was outgunned by a broad alliance of officially non-partisan groups. But are they all truly independent? And where is their money coming from?
Alex Morton: We cannot be neutral in Islam’s internal struggle. Here are three ways in which the Prime Minister should act.
When I worked in Number Ten, the people who grasped most clearly this ideology’s threat were my Muslim co-workers.
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.
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.