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An Octogenarian in the modern world

Posts Tagged ‘Democracy

SHALL I VOTE FOR UKIP ON MAY 22nd?

April 30, 2014

I live in a part of the country which is unlikely to elect a Westminster MP other than a conservative. So my influence on a UK election will only ever be zero. But in the European election the size of the vote for a minority party like UKIP is of interest to the major ones. […]

SYRIA

September 1, 2013

The memory of Iraq¬†influences everybody in Britain and the No vote in parliament probably reflects the public opinion. If it were not for that legacy, how would military intervention in Syria seem? The strongest reason for attack is surely that the use of chemical weapons has to be challenged. If it is, then the challengers […]