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Category Archives: politics
2011 was a year of change in a decade of change. The UK It’s been obvious since before the 2010 general election that the coming decade was likely to involve big constitutional changes in Britain: Scotland might leave the UK, … Continue reading
I recently said why I’m not a Tory. In the interests of balance, I’ll say why I’m not a Labour supporter. On Liberal Conspiracy I recently posted that: Public spending went up from 36% of GDP in 2000 to 48% … Continue reading
CNN: The Libyan war may be over, but rivalries rage on among some regional militias, leading to a mutual distrust that poses a challenge to the new leadership. Earlier this week, the rivalry was evident when dozens of fighters clashed … Continue reading
From Charles Hugh Smith (my emphasis): Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou’s call for a citizens’ referendum to decide the future of Greece is direct participatory democracy in action. Yet the European leadership and the Elites who need global markets to … Continue reading
So, should we? In the general case, the people should have a referendum on whatever policies they want to. These will typically be ones that the people conside important and where the government is perceived to be thwarting the will … Continue reading
Max Keiser says that Occupy should team up with Pirate Parties.
Adrianne Jeffries of Betabeat, regarding Occupy Wall Street, says: Occupy Wall Street is nothing if not tech-savvy. (One of the earliest criticisms was the preponderence of Macbooks among the protesters.) The protest has had a near-constant Livestream from the headquarters at … Continue reading
Some people have criticised the Occupy movement for having vague or no demands. In this post I’ll make some suggestions as to what they should demand; bearing in mind the need to have demands that (i) lots of people can … Continue reading
Back in 2009, when I co-founded Pirate Party UK, it was part of my game-plan that we would win in part by persuading other parties to our point of view. I didn’t expect it to happen this quickly. The Green/EFA … Continue reading
Britain’s branch of the worldwide Pirate Party movement, Pirate Party UK, has launched a policy consultation. Unlike other parties who only care what corporations and big donors think, Pirate Party UK cares about what you think. To that end we’ve … Continue reading