Tag Archives: Democracy

What did you really learn on the doorstep


For the first time in my life, during this General Election I went out canvassing door to door for one of the candidates. Paul Sanderson who I have known for many years stood as an Independent in Bognor & Littlehampton … Continue reading

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The future for Democracy


The following is the piece posted in todays Argus followed by a few extra words: The year ahead is going to be one of many challenges for all of our society and in the USA. We face at least 3 months … Continue reading

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Mr Democracy


As we approach the EU referendum it is fascinating to discover that one of the main financial backers of the campaign to leave the EU is reportedly considering a legal challenge to the Government who have extended the deadline for … Continue reading

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Democracy on whose terms?


The three core issues that appear to have arisen in the arguments about June’s referendum are those of democracy; ie that the EU is anti-democratic, finance; the cost of the EU to you and me and Immigration; control of our … Continue reading

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A disturbingly unfair election


In May all of us will be involved in an election which will have a substantial impact on all of our lives. At the end of the last Government the coalition, led by the well funded Tory Party decided that … Continue reading

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The epitomal Democrats


When Tony Blair opens his mouth, it is rare for his comments to inspire or please those of us who voted for his Party during the 1990’s and into the early years of the Millennium. However sometimes I wonder if the … Continue reading

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Self inflicted wounds


Almost half of all 16 and 17-year-olds in the country are missing. From the national electoral register, that is. This means that they won’t be able to vote when they turn 18. This is clearly disturbing and on Tuesday it led Natascha Engel … Continue reading

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