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Democracy in Tibet?


The Free Tibet campaign still has many adherents.

Democracy in Xinjiang?


China’s Xinjiang crackdown

Political Meritocracy & Authoritarian Democracy


This week on Facebook: Last week Murray N. Rothbard wrote in the introduction to La Boetie’s Discourse that, How can a free and very different world be brought about? How in the world can we get from here to there, from a world of tyranny to a world of freedom? This prompted me to republish the following quotation made […]

Democracy in Crisis?


This week on Facebook: I returned to the subject of democracy, my earliest post on this being in 2009 (No to Democracy), continued in 2011 with (Democracy ‚ Do we really have it) and Democracy in 2016. What follows is new material and while I have written a number of articles on democracy, those of 2009, 2011, 2016 and […]

Social Media & Democracy


This week on Facebook: The world is rapidly changing and there is  no doubt that social media has a part to play in this change where global technology has made social media an integral part of most peoples lives. However, just because the technology provides access to world events and opinions it doesn’t mean that […]

Freedom of Expression and Democracy


An opinion, in and of itself, cannot be criminal. Ever. Just as the law should not attack thought, it should also be slow to proscribe speech or expression simply because it is capable of causing offence.

Democracy


This week on Facebook: I returned to the subject of democracy, my earliest post on this being in 2009 and continued in 2011 with ‘Democracy ‚ Do we really have it?’. Ignoring the threats to democracy seen by many in the forthcoming Brexit referendum later this month, I chose to review articles on some current perceptions regarding […]

Voting For Democracy?


It is based upon propositions that are palpably not true

Cherry Picking Democracy?


While the intention to ‘make lawful’ a valid vote seems to be clear, is this a ‘democratic vote’?

Cherry Picking Democracy


My post Democracy – Do we really have it?, stated my concern over ‘democracy’ being ‘Majority Tyranny’, perhaps I should have addressed some concern over a ‘Minority Tyranny’. Certainly the popular right-wing media seem to advocate that such minority tyranny as exercised by trade unions needs to be curbed.

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The Land Is Ours

a Landrights campaign for Britain

The Bulletin

This site was created for members and friends of My Telegraph blog site, but anyone is welcome to comment, and thereafter apply to become an author.

TCWG Short Stories

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The Real Economy

Blogs and stuff from Ed Conway

Public Law for Everyone

Professor Mark Elliott

Bleda

Am I my Brothers keeper?